You must be a minimum of 16 years of age and be medically fit to complete all tasks.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks after enrolment, during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network. It is also recommended that you have access to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Guidance Notes.
You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate attire including non synthetic/flammable clothing, safety glasses, and enclosed shoes. You will not be permitted to attend any classes without appropriate footwear. For wet drills you also require clothes to get wet in (closed in footwear and socks (runners are suitable), long sleeve shirt and long pants (or overalls)), a second set of clothes (to change into), a towel, sunscreen, and hat. For fire drills you require a long sleeve shirt, long pants, sunglasses and enclosed shoes.
Need to know
You will need to provide the following:
- Payment for Certificate fee to Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). See AMSA website for current fees.
- One current passport photo
- Delivery of the HLTAID011 unit will be completed outside of the 5 day block delivery. Students may attend scheduled classes offered by TAFE Queensland or may apply for credit transfer if they have completed the unit through another Australian Registered Training Organisation.
- Closed in footwear and socks (runners are suitable), long sleeve shirt and long pants (or overalls) for fire and pool training.
STCW Sections covered:
- Personal Survival Techniques Section A-VI/1-1
- Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Section A-VI/1-4
- Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Section A-VI/1-2
- Security Awareness Section A-VI/6-1