Course descriptions


​​A chest - basic course:

The course is aimed at students at the training programme for masters (restricted) and for ship's officers.

In addition, it is possible to register for the course with 24 months' documented seagoing service or a valid certificate of competency.

Course duration: 10 workdays.

The certificate is valid for 5 years and meet the provisions of the STCW Convention and the EU directive.

The course is offered in Danish and held on the island of Fanø.

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A chest - refresher course:

The course is aimed at Danish and foreign persons in charge of medical care who need to have their A chest certificates renewed.

Course duration: 3 days.

The certificate is valid for 5 years.

The course is offered in Danish and held on the island of Fanø. In case of foreign participants, the course will be conducted in English.

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A chest - supplementary course:

The course is aimed at foreign ship's officers holding a valid STCW certificate who are serving or plan to serve on ships flying the Danish flag and are to be persons in charge of medical care on board.

Course duration: 4 days

The certificate is valid for 5 years.

The course is offered in English and held on the island of Fanø.

The course is also offered in Mumbai, where it has a duration of 5 days.

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C + P course (domestic passenger ships):

The course is aimed at persons in charge of medical care holding a valid A chest, B chest or C+P chest certificate.

Course duration: 2 days.

The certificate is valid for 2 years.

The course is offered in Danish and held on the island of Fanø.

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B chest - basic course:

The course is aimed at students at the training programme for masters (home trade). Furthermore, it is possible to register for the course with 24 months' documented seagoing service or a valid certificate of competency.

Course duration: 5 days

The certificate is valid for 5 years.

The course is offered in Danish and held on the island of Fanø.

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Individually arranged courses:

The Centre for Maritime Health Service can offer a wide range of courses based on our thorough knowledge of the maritime-medico area:

  • First aid courses with maritime contents
  • Courses in resuscitation equipment
  • Malaria courses
  • Hygiene courses
  • Simulation instructor
  • "Custom-made" courses

Example of a custom-made course in first aid and on-board equipment for "front-desk" personnel on board passenger ships:

Course for "front-desk" personnel aimed at crewmembers on board passenger ships.
Duration: 18 hours distributed on 2-3 days.
A certificate is issued with a description of the course contents.
The course is offered in Danish or English and it would be an advantage to hold it on board the ship.

The course emphasises action competences and training with simulation patients.
No refresher requirements.

The above-mentioned courses are not mandatory and will be held with a minimum of 8 participants.

Contact our secretariat for additional information.

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Center for det Maritime Sundhedsvæsen (CMS)
+45 72 19 60 04