Marine Advanced First Aid - Pickering, Ontario

Marine Advanced First Aid - Pickering, Ontario

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Sign up today for Swift Response's Red Cross and Transport Canada Certified Marine Advanced First Aid program.

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Our students are our top priority.   It's not just about getting your certificate; we want to make sure you learn the skills, and can perform them under pressure, preparing you for real world situations.  Our instructors are field experienced professionals with a passion for medical response. We go above and beyond to help our students to learn and succeed. 


Swift Response
1815 Ironstone Manor, Unit 14a
Pickering, ON  (Map)

Duration: 40 hours

Time: 8am to 6pm on weekends (unless otherwise specified)

Free parking

About the Marine Advanced First Aid Program:

This 40 hour course offers comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques and scenarios for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in a marine setting.  

This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada (Transport Publication 13008), and is designed for anyone who needs a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Officer certification, as well as for anyone who provides first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 1, or on a vessel on unlimited waters. 


100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam


3-year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid
1 year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), from the Canadian Red Cross
5 year Transport Canada certification in Marine Advanced First Aid


Not permitted under federal regulations

Course Content

  • The Red Cross
  • The emergency scene
  • Preventing disease transmission
  • Assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Airway and ventilation
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries
  • Sudden illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Heat‐ and cold‐related emergencies
  • Reaching and moving people
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Toxicological hazards aboard ship
  • Radio medical advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization