Advanced Marine First Aid - Pickering, Ontario

Advanced Marine First Aid - Pickering, Ontario

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Course details:

Red Cross Certified Advanced Marine First Aid 


Swift Response
1815 Ironstone Manor, Unit 14a
Pickering, ON


Duration: 40 hours

This course runs from 8am to 6pm on weekends.

Free parking, complementary coffee and tea provided. 

At Swift Response, quality is 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.   

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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, BLS (Basic Life Support), and AED, and a 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