Marine Advanced First Aid - MAFA

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.

Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.
Designed for any person who wants to obtain a Master’s or Officer’s certificate or endorsement, or those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on coastal voyage, class 1, or unlimited voyage.


  1. Transport Canada issued Candidate Document Number (CDN)
  2. 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam 3-year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid, CPR Level HCP, and AED, under Transport Canada regulations a 2 day re-certification in Marine Advanced First Aid is Not permitted under federal regulations.


Course Content    
* 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

Take-Home Materials            
Red Cross Emergency Care text
Certification card and optional wall certificate
Transport Canada Training Certificate

 Cost: $499.00 + Tax (GST 5%)
Classes held over weekends are Friday evening 6-10 PM and Saturday and Sunday 8:30 - 5:30 PM


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