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1 Day RYA First Aid Course


This 1 day course covers all the usual first aid subjects but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages. In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This 1 day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.


Principles & priorities of first aid, Incident management, unresponsiveness & recovery position, Resuscitation including drowning, Control of bleeding & shock - including anaphylactic shock, Hygiene procedures/HIV/Hepatitis B, Illness - stroke, heart attack, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, seasickness, Head injuries – compression, concussion, Hyperventilation, Hypothermia, Fractures, sprains, strains, dislocations, spinal injuries, Burns - including rope & sunburn, Choking, Casualty handling – helicopter evacuation, First aid supplies


Fulfils requirements for: Professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters; the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF's regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4) The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

Further Information

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We are an FAIB approved family business in Hull, East Yorkshire. We specialise in providing high quality training at affordable prices.


HSTS Office: Mon - Fri 8am to 4pm


HSTS, Seaton House
Air Street, Sculcoates Lane
Kingston upon Hull
East Yorkshire

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