RYA First Aid Course

The one day RYA First Aid Course is a great course for any boater, a must for anyone looking to commercially endorse any RYA practical certificate.

The RYA First Aid Course differs to “normal” First Aid courses, as you will look at specific injuries that may happen afloat, including treatments for hypothermia, cold water shock, sea sickness, dehydration as well as looking at the recovery position for a confined spaces.

Do I need previous experience?

No, this course is suitable for all students. The course is aimed at equipping you with the skills to administer first aid as a skipper or as a crew member.

What will I learn?

This RYA First Aid Course is designed for sailors and watersports participants, covering realistic first aid required whilst afloat, subjects covered will include:

  • Casualty assessment and secondary assessment
  • CPR
  • Chain of survival
  • Choking
  • Recovery position
  • Respiratory system
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Chest trauma
  • Panic attacks
  • Circulatory system
  • Minor injuries
  • Crush injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Burns
  • Broken and dislocated bones
  • Hypothermia & heat exhaustion

The certificate is valid from three years from date of issue.

Course Schedule

From 09:30 – 17:00

Course includes:

  • First Aid handbook
  • On site parking available 
  • Tea & Coffee
  • All expert tuition

Course costs:

This course costs £100 plus VAT per person. Private basis costs are £399*

Course Location

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
SO14 5QF

Booking Details

To book, please look at our course dates below, email us or phone us on 02381 242159.

If you have any questions, or want to know if the course is right for you, or just want to talk in more detail about the course, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.