RYA First Aid

RYA First Aid

All those going to sea in small craft face the very real risk of illness, or accidents leading to injury. Skippers of small craft owe it to their crew to understand some of the simple skills of first aid.

First Aid is offered as a one day course over a weekend, up to 8 hours in total.

No pre-course experience or knowledge is required.

Successful students will be issued with an RYA ‘First Aid Certificate’, which is valid for three years.

Equipment needed

Course fee includes a current First Aid Manual.

Some syllabus headings

Emergency action, resuscitation, wounds and bleeding, fractures, burns and scalds, heat and cold.