Courses & Units

Medical First Aid at Sea JVD226



This unit is a 4 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each study period. In order to complete 12.5% load it should be combined with enrolment or credit in the following units: JVD210 Advanced Fire Fighting 3.85% and JVD212 Proficiency in Survival Craft 4.80%


To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to react appropriately in an emergency situation, where a casualty has been injured at sea, or is acutely ill, and to use those items of first aid equipment found in ship's medical outfit which are not included in the standard first aid kit.


Unit name Medical First Aid at Sea
Unit code JVD226
Credit points 3.85
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Teaching staff

External Lecturer: St John Ambulance

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Post Block 4 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 5/2/2018 15/6/2018 15/6/2018 17/6/2018
AMC MT Main Block 3 18/6/2018 16/11/2018 16/11/2018 18/11/2018
AMC MT Post Block 4 19/11/2018 28/12/2018 28/12/2018 30/12/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $353.00 2018: $812.81 031705

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.




Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JVD211 and JNE118


Teaching Pattern



Observation / Practical / Written assessment

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