Medical First Aid on Board Ship


Course also known as: Medical First Aid at Sea

AMSA-approved course that provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to react appropriately in an emergency situation where a casualty has been injured at sea or is acutely ill and to use those items of first aid equipment found in the ship’s medical outfit which are not included in the standard first aid kit.

Course Entry Prerequisite

Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided upon enrolment:

  • STCW Elementary First Aid Certificate


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

  • Medical First Aid on board Ship (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/4 and Code Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-1

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

Approved By

Australian Maritime Safety Authority 

Accepted By 

Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping  |  Bahamas Maritime Authority  |  Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority  |  Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands  |  Marine Department of Hong Kong  |  Liberian Registry  |  Republic of Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator  |  Panama Maritime Authority.


  • Duration: 3 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    26-28 August 2024 | Launceston, TAS | $1,810
    28-30 October 2024 | Launceston, TAS | $1,810
    02-04 December 2024 | Launceston, TAS | $1,810
  • Course available on demand

    This course is available on demand, delivered at various locations. To express interest, please contact us.

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