RYA First Aid

Level: Beginner | Age: Any | Typical Time: 9:00 - 18:00 | Average Price: £110.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Beginner
Age: Any
Typical Time: 9:00 - 18:00

Minimum Course Duration: 1 Day

Average Price: £110.00

Average Member's Price: £65.00


Typical Number on Course: 12

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:12

Please note that due to the rapidly adapting nature of first aid methods, this qualification needs to be renewed every three years.

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Course Summary

This is a one day course following the RYA First Aid syllabus which is covered by an external specialist. You will learn about basic life preserving techniques including CPR, hypothermia treatment and much more including trying your hand at a resusci anne.

This qualification is acceptable for all RYA instructor first aid requirements but also is generally a well regarded and sought after skill, that everyone should think about gaining.


Course Outline

  • The recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • Seasickness and dehydration
  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • Helicopter rescue

Ability After Course

  • Provide First Aid in an emergency situation

RYA Recognition Information

This RYA course is held under the Bury Lake Young Mariners Recognised Training Centre at our base at the Rickmansworth Aquadrome. The maximum Instructor to Student Ratio is: 1:12 and the minimum duration for the course is 1 Day.


Course Dates

Sunday
8
March

Course runs over:
1 Day between 09:00 and 18:00.

Price: £110.00
Member's Price: £65.00

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