Basic Marine First Aid

Basic Marine First Aid


All publicly offered MBFA courses are Blended: 8 hours in person + 8 hours online learning **


Comprehensive two-day (16 hour) 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.




3 year certification in Marine Basic First Aid and CPR/AED Level A


Not permitted under federal regulations

Course Content

  • 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
  • Poisons

**Online learning time will vary depending on the learner. This online content will be sent to learners within 24 hours of registering for the course. This content is to be completed in your own time PRIOR to the in person session.

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First Aid Training