COURSE
RYA First Aid

Course

RYA First Aid

THIS COURSE REQUIRES SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE. CHECK OUR RYA ROAD TO YACHTMASTER PAGE OR CONTACT US.

COURSE INCLUDES

  • All course materials included
  • Lunch, tea and coffee
  • Professional Expert Instructor
  • Expert Instruction
  • Practical Training
  • Scenario-Based Learning
  • Access to First Aid Equipment
  • Additional Resources

COURSE DATES

Dates available upon request. We maintain a list and start a course when enough students enroll. Sign up using the ‘reserve’ button.

RYA First Aid
04 Aug - 04 Aug
6 spots available
RYA First Aid
15 Sep - 15 Sep
6 spots available

What you will learn

  • Basic First Aid Principles
  • Handling Minor Injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Life-Threatening Emergencies
  • Cold Water Shock
  • First Aider’s Responsibility
  • Medical Assistance by VHF
  • Seasickness
  • Dehydration
  • Helicopter Rescue Procedures
  • Practical Skills
  • Drowning & Resuscitation
  • Recognition of Medical Conditions

Certificates

RYA First Aid Certificate

Next Step ——–

RYA SRC GMDSS Certificate
RYA Radar Operator Certificate
RYA Diesel Engine Certificate

COURSE SCHEDULE

The RYA First Aid course is an essential training for anyone who spends time on the water, particularly useful for sailors, skippers, and crew members. It’s a one-day course focused on equipping participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle medical emergencies at sea. Here’s a structured itinerary for the course:

08:30 – 09:00: Registration and Introduction
Welcome and course objectives overview.

09:00 – 09:45: Basic First Aid Principles
Understanding the fundamentals of first aid, immediate actions, and prioritizing treatments.

09:45 – 10:30: Life-Threatening Emergencies
Handling major medical emergencies, including resuscitation techniques, CPR, and the use of an AED.

10:30 – 10:45: Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30: Medical Assistance by VHF
Procedures for obtaining medical assistance, including use of the VHF radio.

11:30 – 12:15: Hypothermia and Cold Water Shock
Recognizing and treating hypothermia and cold water shock.

12:15 – 13:00: Lunch Break

13:00 – 13:45: Handling Minor Injuries
Treating minor injuries such as burns, scalds, and small wounds.

13:45 – 14:30: Seasickness and Dehydration
Prevention and treatment of seasickness and dehydration.

14:30 – 14:45: Tea Break

14:45 – 15:30: Helicopter Rescue Procedures
Understanding the procedures for evacuation by helicopter in emergencies.

15:30 – 16:15: Practical Session
Hands-on practice of first aid techniques in a confined space, such as recovery positions and CPR.

16:15 – 17:00: Final Review and Examination
Summarizing the key points of the course and conducting a final assessment.

17:00 – 17:30: Course Wrap-Up and Certification
Debriefing, feedback session, and distribution of RYA Small Craft First Aid Certificates.

Please note, this is a general schedule and actual timings may vary slightly depending on the specific course and training center. It’s always a good idea to check with the specific course provider for the exact schedule.