Coastal Medic Course available


Coastal Medic Course

Wellington Ocean Sports will be running a Coastal Medic course over the weekend of 30 and 31 August. This course offers participants the qualification of Coastguard Boating Education Service Marine Medic (Coastal), NZQA units 6400, 6401, 6402 and Maritime New Zealand commercial first aid.  It should be a prerequisite for anyone involved in ocean sports.As well as its marine applications, this course exceeds the Health and Safety requirements of “two day workplace first aid”, so has many commercial usages. Topics covered include –

  • Trauma Identification and Assessment
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Evacuation and Medical Assistance
  • Casualty Resuscitation – including an introduction to Defibrillatio
  • Managing Shock
  • Treating Internal & External Bleeding
  • Managing Torso Injuries
  • Managing Burns Emergencies
  • Managing Fractures
  • Managing Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Head, Neck, Spinal Injury Stabilisation
  • Managing Environmental Injuries
  • Managing Minor Wounds
  • Managing Minor Ear and Eye Injuries

Further details and booking are available on our website.

If you have any queries feel free to call me in the office on 939 6702 or via email at
Regards  Matt Wood Project Manager Wellington Ocean Sports Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club 115 Oriental Parade Oriental Bay Wellington Tel:   04 939 6702 Mob: 027 444 9794 Fax: 04 939 6704 Promo Video Breakfast TV