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Health at Sea

Initial Specific Health Training

Rate

S05

Hours

22

Maximum number of students

16

Purpose

Train participants to master the following skills:

  • Train participants in first aid, nursing techniques and the procedure for medical consultation by radio.
Requirements
  • Professional Certificate/Qualification:
    • Merchant Navy Captain.
    • First Officer in the Merchant Navy.
    • Second Officer in the Merchant Navy.
    • Fishing Captain.
    • Deep-sea Skipper.
    • Coastal shipping Skipper.
    • Merchant Navy Engine Room Chief
    • Merchant Navy Engine Room first Officer.
    • Merchant Navy Engine Room second Officer.
    • Chief Engineer.
    • Engineer.
    • Inshore fishing vessel Skipper.
    • Port Skipper.
    • Local fishing vessel Skipper.
    • Fisherman with authority to issue orders. (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain, except fishermen without authority to issue orders when they handle vessels for commercial purposes that are less than 10 metres long and which are dedicated to fishing or aiding aquaculture, that exclusively operate in waters within ports and whose power is appropriate for the vessel, providing they do not transport passengers).
    • Merchant Navy Deck Rating with authority to issue orders. (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain, except when they handle professional vessels that are less than 10 metres long, providing they do not transport over twelve passengers and sail exclusively in waters within the port).
    • Merchant Navy Engine Rating. (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Merchant Navy Deck Rating. (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Fisherman sailor. (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain).
    • Certificate of Professional Skipper of port facilities and docks.
    • Specialist certificate of Professional leisure boat skipper.
    • Basic Training Certificate. (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Basic safety training certificate (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain).
    • This course may also be taken by students who:
      • Are studying or have completed academic studies equivalent to any of the qualifications or certificates, or
      • Are taking or have completed the relevant academic or professional work experiences, even if they do not have the official qualification or certificate of the Directorate-General for the Merchant Navy.
    • These circumstances must be accredited by a certificate issued by the training centre or company, as appropriate. 
  • Other requirements:
    • At the time of submitting the application, a statement of compliance that the applicant suffers no physical or psychological condition that prevents them completing the requested training. 

Update on Beginner Specific Healthcare Training

Rate

S09

Hours

8

Maximum number of students

16

Purpose

Train participants and update the following skills:

  • Train participants in first aid.
  • Basic nursing techniques.
  • Procedure for medical consultation by radio.
Requirements

  • Professional Certificate/Qualification:
    • Hold any of the following Certificates:
      • A valid Initial Healthcare Training Certificate.
      • Valid first update certificate for Initial Healthcare Training.
      • A valid Advanced Healthcare Training Certificate.
      • Valid first update certificate for Advanced Specific Healthcare Training.
  • Other requirements:
    • At the time of submitting the application, a statement of compliance that the applicant suffers no physical or psychological condition that prevents them completing the requested training.

Advanced Specific Healthcare Training

Rate

S06

Hours

40

Maximum number of students

16

Purpose

Train participants to master the following skills:

  • Train participants to tend to the sick or injured on board.
  • First aid and basic nursing techniques.
  • Hygiene standards.
  • Handling the boat's first aid kit.
  • Technique for medical consultation by radio.
Requirements
  • Professional Certificate/Qualification:
    • Merchant Navy Captain.
    • First Officer in the Merchant Navy.
    • Second Officer in the Merchant Navy.
    • Fishing Captain.
    • Deep-sea Skipper.
    • Coastal shipping Skipper.
    • Inshore fishing vessel Skipper.
    • Merchant Navy Chief Engine Room Officer (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain).
    • Merchant Navy first Engine Room Officer (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Merchant Navy second Engine Room Officer (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Chief mechanic (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Mechanic (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Merchant Navy Deck Rating (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Merchant Navy Engine Rating (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Fisherman (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Basic Training Certificate (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • Basic Safety Training Certificate (It is also obligatory to present the Certificate of appointment of use and maintenance of the first aid kit, issued by the Skipper or Captain). 
    • This course may also be taken by students who:
      • Are studying or have completed academic studies equivalent to any of the qualifications or certificates, or
      • Are taking or have completed the relevant academic or professional work experiences, even if they do not have the official qualification or certificate of the Directorate-General for the Merchant Navy.
    • These circumstances must be accredited by a certificate issued by the training centre or company, as appropriate.
  • Other requirements:
    • At the time of submitting the application, a statement of compliance that the applicant suffers no physical or psychological condition that prevents them completing the requested training.

Update on Advanced Specific Healthcare Training

Rate

S08

Hours

16

Maximum number of students

16

Purpose

Train participants to master the following skills:

  • Train participants to tend to the sick or injured on board.
  • First aid and basic nursing techniques.
  • Hygiene standards.
  • Handling the boat's first aid kit.
  • Technique for medical consultation by radio.
Requirements
  • Professional Certificate/Qualification:
    • Valid Certificate in Advanced Healthcare Training or
    • Valid First Update Certificate in Advanced Healthcare Training.
  • Other requirements:
    • At the time of submitting the application, a statement of compliance that the applicant suffers no physical or psychological condition that prevents them completing the requested training.
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