Upper Thames Sailing Club



RYA First Aid

What is it?

In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers. At the end of the course you will be able to administer First Aid and resuscitation techniques for yachtsmen, including a knowledge of the treatment for hypothermia.


Who is it for?

Anyone who wants to be able to administer First aid in an emergency. This course is a requirement for RYA trainers. How is the course structured? Presentations, discussion and practical work.


Do I need to have any qualifications or experience for this programme?

You need no qualifications or prior experience for this course.


When is it?

Training Calendar here


What does it cost?

The course lasts one day and costs £30. Booking for all courses closes 7 days before the start.


How do I book?  

For more info please contact the  training co-ordinator 

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