RYA First Aid Update

12 Month Extension to your RYA First Aid Certificate

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives in recent months.  This short online 'video conference' course has been introduced by the RYA to ensure you can refresh your First Aid skills whilst the country is in lockdown.  On completion of the course, you will be issued with a letter confirming your eligibility to extend your RYA First Aid certificate by 12 months.

How to book the online update course:

Use the form at the top of this page to book.  After you've purchased your online course, we'll send you an email with full joining instructions.  Please check your spam folder for this email.

Note, this course can only be used to update an RYA First Aid certificate. 

Topics Covered

  • Primary survey of a casualty and care scene.
  • Management of a casualty who is breathing normally
  • Management of an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, including the latest Resuscitation Council guidelines for conducting CPR during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Managing bleeding.
  • Recognising and managing shock.
  • Near drowning.

Next course dates:

Wednesday 10th March, 7pm

Wednesday 24th March, 7pm

Contact us to arrange a different date

"John had prepared the Zoom sessions in a well presented order of teaching, videos and follow-up quizzes. Was an excellent, well spent evening." - Steve

"The course was just the ticket. Such a refreshing change to be able to do something worthwhile." - Graeme

"Many thanks and even though it was compulsory it was well worth doing." - Andy

"Thanks so much John." - Pav

"Thank you very much for the course last night. Not an easy thing to do online, but I thought a pretty good job." - Matt

"An excellent condensed version of the full-day course. The quizzes really helped to ensure life-saving First Aid advice was taken in and understood." - Simon

"Thank you for the sessions last night. I found the refresher very useful, especially with all the COVID updates." - Jessica

"Thanks John. Great course." - Anthony

"Thanks John, very informative." - Richard

"Thank you again for your time last night. It was professionally delivered, very helpful and most informative." - Robert

"Thanks for tonight. It was a very good refresher." - Frank

"Thank you again for all your help and a great evening.  We learnt loads." - Jane