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Proficiency in Elementary First Aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)

Duration: One day

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation/Approval: MCA as per the STCW Code section A-VI/1-3

Overview: The Elementary First Aid (EFA) course is spread over one day to cover the minimum requirements for first aid for all seafarers employed on-board ships. The course will prepare candidates for taking immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency on-board a ship. All candidates receive an Elementary First Aid Course certificate upon successful completion of the courses.

The course forms part of the Basic Safety Training (BST) and can be undertaken with other pre-sea courses.

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