Elementary First Aid (EFA)

Course also known as:Basic First Aid

Elementary First Aid course covers all critical, basic first aid and is a practical course. It will equip participants with the skills and knowledge to provide first response, life support and management of casualties and incidents until medical aid arrives.

Elementary First Aid is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA-issued Certificate of Safety Training, which is the mandatory minimum requirement in order to serve on board vessels in international waters.

Who should participate?

Anyone requiring a Certificate of Safety Training who wishes to serve on board vessels in international waters.


The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete* the course:

  • Basic Safety Training (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of:
    • Elementary First Aid (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-3)

*100% attendance, full participation and completion of all exercises is required.

  • Duration: 2 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    February 13-14, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $440
    June 24-25, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $440
    October 17-18, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $440

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