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Course Description

In this two-day Marine Basic First Aid course, students learn to recognize and provide interventions for life-threatening emergencies until medical aid arrives. The course gives participants a hands-on approach to learning new lifesaving skills.

Who Can Benefit From This Course

The Basic Marine First Aid program is designed to train individuals working aboard ships. It is required by: any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate or endorsement, or who wants to obtain a Master or Chief Mate Limited certificate; the person designated to provide first aid on board a vessel on a near-coastal voyage, class 2 or sheltered-waters voyage.


Marine Basic First Aid (MBFA)
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Certification is valid for 5-years from the date of completion.

Approved By

The seminar is in accordance with the standards set forth by Transport Canada (TP 13008).