Comprehensive two-day course designed to meet the needs of those expected to provide first aid in a marine environment.
Course uses a combination of lecture, discussion, and scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry to teach the required knowledge and skills.
Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.
16 hours in-class
First Aid Instructor
None. A student does not require a CDN in order to participate in an MBFA course
Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps
Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
Attend and participate in 100% of the course
3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid and CPR/AED Level A
Recertification of Marine First Aid is not permitted under federal regulations.
- The Red Cross
- Responding to Emergencies
- The EMS system
- Check, Call, Care
- Airway emergencies
- Breathing and Circulation emergencies
- First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest – adult
- Wound care
- Head and spine injuries
- Bone, muscle and joint injuries
- Sudden Medical Emergencies
- Environmental Emergencies
First Aid & CPR (print and/or eBook)
Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
Marine Basic First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)
Transport Canada certification issued directly by CRC