Rya first aid course

RYA FIRST AID COURSE - COVERING FIRST AID FROM A BOATING PERSPECTIVE

The RYA FIRST AID COURSE in Glasgow is a 1 day course which is suitable for everybody. You will learn vital lifesaving techniques and first aid.  As a result of the First aid course you will gain a basic understanding of lifesaving and first aid and how to summon advice and help. Covers use of Category C Marine first aid kit and pocket mask and commercial opperations.

  • Where?  Meet at our city centre location for registration.
  • When?  First aid courses are run every month but can be run on demand. Maximum 12 students per course. This course is typically ran between 09:00 - 18:00.
  • How much? £99 (Includes lunch)

Sunday 19th January - 4 spaces 

Sunday 16th February - 10 spaces

Monday 23rd March - 4 spaces

FAMILY & MULTI COURSE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

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This First Aid course fulfils the requirements for:

  • first aid training for vessels working up to area Category 2 under the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Codes of Practice for Small Vessels Operated Commercially;
  • first aid training needed by offshore racers subject to World Sailing's Offshore Special Regulation OSR 6.05.2;
  • the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981 for the purposes of Emergency First Aid at Work.

 

Subjects specific to boating include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue

The RYA First Aid course is mandatory for people working on boats, for instance the skipper and crew and as a result of completing this course you will be qualified to administer first aid. The rya marine first aid course is valid for 3 years and has to be updated and refreshed.