Trident Maritime Trauma Course £490 +VAT (25% off for Trident MSO's until October 2012)

The 3-day TMTC course is specifically focused on non-invasive trauma management and covers prolonged care. the course culminates in a practical assessment aboard a commercial vessel, to put the training into context.

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Why attend this course?

International standards such as the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers, International Maritime Organisation interim guidance and flag state directives recommend that Maritime Security Operatives are appropriately medically trained. Training should be specific to task and relevant to the operational environment.


The TMTC is focussed heavily on practical 'hands-on' trauma management and prolonged care in the maritime environment. No other course offers this level of operationally focussed training.

Course Specification

Program Title Trident Maritime Trauma Course £490 +VAT (25% off for Trident MSO's until October 2012)
Course Title TMTC
Course Index TRI-MTC
Training Qualification Level 4 Certificate of Achievement and 30 University academic credits
Operational Role Maritime Security Operative (MSO) Medic
Operational Task See MSO
Training Course Aim To provide practical first response trauma care training to prepare a maritime professional to competently manage a range of life-threatening medical emergencies that could be suffered as a result of an armed engagement on the high seas. The course should provide the knowledge and skills required to enable an experienced security professional to perform non-invasive procedures to preserve the life of a casualty for as long as practicable, in the prevailing conditions, using the limited resources available.
Course Content
The Trident Maritime Trauma Care course has been mapped by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh against the D13 curriculum and meets the learner requirements for the D13 Specialsit Police Firearms Training curriculum. the course contains the following subject matter:
  • Principles of trauma managment and CABC
  • Medicine in the maritime environment
  • Trauma and patient assessment
  • Dealing with catastrophic haemorrhage
  • Airway management, breathing and drowning. 
  • Circulation and burns
  • Disability and environment
  • Muslo-Skeletal Injuries
  • Head Injury, spinal and abdominal trauma
  • Prolonged patient care
  • Basic and Intermediate Life Support
  • Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator
  • Emergency Casualty reporting, preparation for transfer and evacuation
  • Medical trauma equipment
  • Practical moulage 'live' exercises on a commerical vessel.
Assessment Students will be assessed in three areas: 1. Final exercise practical triage and treatment on an operational vessel 2. Reflective exam 3. Written exam
Course Duration 3 Day(s)
Max Class Size  14 Students
Lesson Location/Venue Trident Training Centre and Poole Harbour Sea Survival

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