RYA First Aid Course Poole


 

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RYA First Aid Course Poole

This one-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, coastal 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 one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

 

This is also the default first aid training required for those holding any RYA instructor qualifications or commercial endorsements is the RYA First Aid course. This course is designed for the specific demands of providing first aid afloat. It is also accepted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for use on board small commercial vessels and by World Sailing for compliance with the Offshore Special Regulations, and covers the requirements of the Health and Safety regulations for the purposes of emergency first aid at work training.

 

Duration: 1 day

Timings: 9:30am - 5pm (minimum 6 hours instructional time)

Minimum age: 16

Maximum students: 10

Certificate valid for: 3 years

Who's it designed for: The course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for all those who go afloat, on inland waters or up to 60 miles offshore. The syllabus is based on the recommendations of the HSE and the MCA. 

It also fulfils requirements for:

The MCA Code of Practice for Skippers of small commercial vessels up to category 2, including boatmasters. 

The Senior first aid certificate for offshore racers subject to ISAF regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4)

RYA Practical instructors:

RYA Powerboat Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor First Aid Course, RYA PWC Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Cruising Instructor First Aid course, RYA Yachtmaster Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Dinghy Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Senior Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Windsurf Instructor First Aid Course. 

 

 Find out more about the RYA First Aid course by going to the RYA website.


What does the course involve?

Practical Aspects: 

  • CPR
  • Wound Dressing / Bleeding Control
  • CPR specific to drowning
  • Head Injuries
  • Gaining Medical Assistance via VHF radio (practical activity using VHF training radio's)

Theory Aspects:

  • Shock
  • Cold water shock
  • Hypothermia and exposure
  • First Aid equipment for boats/craft
  • Preparations for casualty evacuation by helicopter
  • Treatment for: breathing difficulties, chest pain, sea sickness, diabetic emergency, anaphylaxis, hyperthermia, fractures, seizures and burns. 
  • Skippers of MCA Coded vessels: Category C First Aid kits and use of a pocket mask

What we provide:

An experienced RYA First Aid Instructor 

A First Aid Manual (one per person)

 

All teaching equipment including CPR manikins

RYA First Aid Certificate (assuming successful completion)


RYA First Aid Course Fees (individuals):

Course Fees (at our location) Fee p.p.
1 person joining group course £95-00pp 
2 people joining group course - multiple booking discount £90-00pp
3 people joining group course - multiple booking discount £85-00pp
4+ people joining group course - multiple booking discount £80-00pp

RYA First Aid Course Fees (at your location):

Course Fees (at your location) Total Course Fee
1 - 4 students £350-00
5 - 6 students £420-00
7 - 8 students £510-00
9 -10 students £550-00


First Aid Course Bookings:

Course Location: Poole, Dorset

Whats included: First Aid Manual, RYA first aid certificate on successful completion, use of all relevant equipment including 1st aid kits & CPR manikins. 

 

Multi-Person Booking Discount:

If you are booking multiple attendees please email us to take advantage of the multiple person booking discount. 


RYA First Aid Course Bookings for Individuals:

RYA First Aid Course

Course cost is inclusive of First aid manual (1 per student) and RYA First Aid certificate. Course balance is payable 5 days prior to the course date. 

£95.00

  • Available

RYA First Aid course for RYA Instructor's and Sailing Club Member's:

RYA First Aid Course for RYA Instructor/ Sailing Club Member

Course cost is inclusive of First aid manual (1 per student) and RYA First Aid certificate. Course balance is payable 5 days prior to the course date. 

£85.50

  • Available


RYA First aid course for Groups, families, Crews & Clubs:

Course Location: U.K. wide (we come to you)

Course fees include: First Aid Manual (RRP £13.99), RYA first aid certificate on successful completion, use of all relevant equipment including 1st aid kits & CPR manikins. 

Dates: To suit you!

The more students you put on the course, the more cost effective it is for you.

* Fees quoted are based on one of our instructors running training at your location/classroom/club.

RYA First Aid Course Southampton, RYA First Aid Course Portsmouth, RYA First Aid Course Weymouth, RYA First Aid Course Lymington, RYA First Aid Course Solent

Email us with your preferred course dates and/or for more information. 

RYA First Aid course at your location

Course cost is inclusive of an RYA First Aid Instructor, first aid teaching aids, First aid manual (1 per student) and RYA First Aid certificate (1 per student)

£350.00

Group course booking information:

RYA First Aid Course Poole Dorset

What do you need to provide?

Quite simply; a classroom or dry teaching area (this could be a conference room in a hotel, your local sailing club etc) with adequate space for the number of students on the course and some chairs (if you are unable to arrange this, we can, but it will hold an additional charge). If you have access to a whiteboard or power point projector please let us know. 

What we provide: 

  • A qualified and experienced RYA First Aid instructor
  • CPR manikins
  • First aid kits for practice 
  • Scenario based training
  • Relevant course materials and teaching aids
  • First Aid handbooks - 1 for each student to keep
  • RYA First Aid certificates for successful candidates
  • Category C first aid kit & pocket mask (for Skippers of MCA coded vessels)
  • Powerpoint projector (if required)

** Group course fee breakdown worked on maximum numbers & based on us coming to your location within a 50 mile radius from Poole, Dorset (outside of this area will incur a standard government mileage rate charge).  


Recommended reading:

Download
FAO: MCA Skippers - Category C Medical Stores
TRA Category C First Aid Kit.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 43.2 KB


Examples of some of our Feedback:

- "Good variety, very relevant to sailing, good to have practical scenario exercises" - David W. - Netley Sailing Club

- "The interactive scenarios were particularly enjoyable" - Jonathan H. 

- "Well run course, very interesting, confidence building and great fun" - James T.

- "Very comprehensive - I learnt lot and cannot think of anything which could be improved" - Amanda S.

- "Excellent and very practical course". - Jenny P. 

- "All the attendees said it was one of the better, if not the best first aid course they had ever done." - East Dorset Sailing Club