Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry.  Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.  Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters.


  • 16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Completion Requirements 

  • 100% attendance
  • skills demonstration
  • 75% minimum passing grade on written exam


  • 3-year certification in marine Basic First Aid and CPR Level C, equivalent to Standard First Aid & CPR Level C, and AED
  • Transport Canada certification in Marine Basic First Aid

Course Content

  • Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
  • Appreciation of bodily structure and functions
  • Positioning of person
  • The unconscious person
  • Resuscitation techniques (including CPR C)
  • Control bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of person
  • Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in enclosed spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene
  • Registration

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  • Cost    $170.00