Marine Basic First Aid & CPR

Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters.


Duration: 16 hours
Instructor: Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer
Prerequisite: Transport Canada issued Candidate Document Number (CDN)
Completion: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
Certification: 3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level C, equivalent to Standard First Aid & CPR Level C, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Basic First Aid
Re-certification: Not permitted under federal regulations
Course Content
Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
Appreciation of body structure and functions
Positioning of person
The unconscious person
Resuscitation techniques (including CPR C)
Control bleeding
Management of shock
Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
Rescue and transport of person
Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in enclosed spaces infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene Take-Home Materials: First Aid & CPR Manual Certification card and optional wall certificate Transport Canada Training Certificate

$115 + HST (includes level C and AED)

PO Box 188
Summerside PE
C1N 4Y8