1The course aims to provide to all combatants / first responders (SOF and conventional warfare personnel) involved in Maritime Operations basic knowledge and skills in delivering necessary pre-hospital care with limited equipment and in confined spaces. Furthermore, critical and essential skills will be taught so as the first responders will be able to assist medical personnel to provide more complicated medical assistance and deal effectively with a mass casualty situation.

General information pertinent to all “26000 series” modules

Class size: Max: 24 and Min: 8.



  1. Language proficiency: Trainees should have the following standards of proficiency in English (as described/coded in 2009 STANAG 6001, Edition 3):

1/ Listening (Professional/3)
2/ Speaking (Functional/2)
3/ Reading (Professional/3)
4/ Writing (Functional/2)
(SLP 3232)

  2. Computer skills: Basic skills in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) Operating System, as well as basic skills in word processing and Power Point Presentation.


Pre – Study & Eligibility:

    1. Students will have to study in advance relevant course material which will be delivered to them upon registration to the Course.
    2. Afterwards and before their arrival they are strongly advised to complete NMIOTC ADL 100 in relevance to basic anatomy, physiology of the human body, basic pharmacology, and latest updated TCCC acronym. It is though compulsory for all potential students to complete through JADL e-learning platform the 4 parts of Module 21010 including the self assessment part (Module 21020 is not obligatory to complete but highly recommended).
    3. Furthermore, trainees should complete the pre-test(Multiple Choice Questions) which will take place the first day of the course. The MCQ test will be based on the provided pre-study material and the required Module 21010 from ADL 100 and will assess trainees’ level of knowledge (not in a pass/fail basis).



Trainees will be assessed in 3 different areas.

    1. Final-test (20 pts) (Multiple Choice Questions) which will take place the last day of the course. The MCQ test will be based on the provided study material and will assess trainees’ level of knowledge.
    2. Performance Based Evaluation on 14 Skill Stations (40 pts). Each of them contains critical tasks (marked as “C”) and many skills which the student has to successfully pass at least with a 2nd .
    3. Assessment on a completed simulated scenario (40 pts): There is also a Skills Assessment Checklist designed for performing a skills assessment as part of a culminating event, so the trainer can test all the required skills at once as part of a scenario.


Overall score corresponds to the following assessment:

(1) 90 or above – the trainee has proven the knowledge and skills of a fully capable Combat Lifesaver by following NATO and TCCC procedures in efficient execution of simulated TCCC scenario.

(2) 75 or above – the trainee has proven the basic knowledge and skills of a Combat Lifesaver by achieving the objectives with minor performance deficiencies in following NATO and TCCC procedures.

(3) 74 or below – the trainee has failed to prove the skill and knowledge required to execute first aids on the battlefield. In specific, he will be informed by the skill sheets (signed by trainer and trainee) and the results of MC test.


Attendance of the participants is obligatory in order to be considered as “successful attendees”. Participants who fail to attend 85% of the course are not entitled to acquire the graduation certificate (standard NMIOTC certificate of completion or attendance accordingly).


Accreditation: The Course is marked as “NATO Unclassified” and is open to NATO, Partnership for Peace (PfP) (except Russia), Mediterranean Dialogue (MD), Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) and Partners across the Globe (PatG) countries.