First Aid Training

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Courses will be arranged as required.  Contact the office if you are interested.


Discounted rate for LSC members = £40 per person to include: 

  • RYA Certificate
  • RYA course book

Course Times
09:00  until 16:45.

Background Information
The RYA First Aid Course is a  one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of
first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers. It fulfils the requirements for:

  • professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven
  • RYA Dinghy Instructors, Senior Instructors and Powerboat Instructors
  • the Senior First Aid Certificate needed by Offshore racers (OSR 4.08.4)
  • The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE
  • The course covers general first aid topics but  also  considers  their  practical application in a
    marine environment.

Topics include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR including the differences for drowning situations
  • cold shock and hypothermia
  • sea sickness and dehydration
  • getting medical assistance
  • helicopter rescue 

Course  delivery:

  • screen based material, discussion and practical exercises.

You will need ...

  • glasses (if you need them)!
  • writing stuff
  • clothing suitable for bending down
  • lunch