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Governing Body First Aid requirement specifications

Here is a list of Organisations and their First Aid requirements. It is non-exhaustive so if you wish to add any or you find a broken link please do let us know. All of these are minimum requirements.

RYA – non-commercial and commercial

Non-commercial (Survival Instructors, Offshore Personal Survival Instructors and non-commercially endorsed practical instructors) – 1 day / 6 hours syllabus defined

Commercial has to be the RYA First Aid, STCW Elementary First Aid or Sea Fish first aid.

Mountain Training

Climbing Wall Instructor and Climbing Wall Development Instructor 1 day/ 8 hours instruction and assessment

All other instructors 2 days / 16 hours instruction and assessment

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BCU (British Canoeing)

Requirements vary between a 1-day and a 2-day course. See the British Canoeing Website for First aid requirements for each of its qualifications