Proficiency in Medicare On Board Ship

The aim of this course is to give seafarers who are designated to provide medical care on board ship the competency in providing medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board and participation in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.

Course Duration: 4.5 days.

Training Centre: St James Hotel, St James Square, Grimsby DN31 1XZ.

Fee: £475.00 exc VAT (inc lunch and refreshments).

Discounted room rates for all learners

Room only £40. Room with B&B £48.

Course Dates 2023







Entry Requirements (pre-requisites):

Those undertaking this training must have completed and been issued with a certificate covering Medical First Aid on Board Ship (Section A-VI/4-1 of STCW).

Training centres must ensure, through pre-course information and screening, that learners are fit to participate in all aspects of the training. If there is any doubt as to an individual’s ability to participate in such exercises an appropriate risk assessment should be carried out to determine what is required in order to proceed in a safe manner. Training centres may consider utilising the ENG1 medical certificate, or equivalent, as an indicator of fitness.

As per MCA requirements delegates or companies booking on behalf of delegates must ensure that one of the below forms of personal identification is available and to be presented at course registration:


Discharge Book (or equivalent National document recording a person’s sea service)

National I.D. Card.