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MARSS00033

Safety Training Certification Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set

Start your career on the water with this mandatory Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) safety short course. Become qualified to work on domestic commercial vessels or luxury yachts in Australian and international waters.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College Start date: 10 Oct 2022 Duration: 1 week
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$2,745

Course overview

This course will give you the skills to follow security procedures, prevent and fight fires on a ship, and survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment. Our highly experienced team of industry professionals will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to confidently adhere to safety requirements in a maritime environment.

The Certificate of Safety Training is an STCW AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) approved five-day short course that covers required skills and knowledge necessary to enable application to AMSA for the issue of a Certificate of Safety Training. Successful completion of the licence will enable holders to work on board commercial vessels and luxury yachts in Australian and International waters. Seafarers seeking certification should contact AMSA.

What can I do?

  • Luxury Yacht Worker
  • Commercial Vessel Worker

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Innovative teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by passionate experts with years of experience in the marine industry. Our teachers understand the practicalities of working in a marine environment.

Hands-on training

We take our lessons out of the classroom and into the field. Our industry standard Great Barrier Reef International Marine College prepares you for anything you might experience on the job in a simulated environment, under the careful guidance of expert teachers.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete all core units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAID011
    Provide First Aid
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide First Aid

  • UNIT CODE
  • MARF037
    Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)
    UNIT CODE :
    MARF037
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to recognise and report security threats.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)

  • UNIT CODE
  • MARF046
    Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)
    UNIT CODE :
    MARF046
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to survive at sea using personal survival techniques (PST) in the event of vessel abandonment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)

  • UNIT CODE
  • MARF035
    Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)
    UNIT CODE :
    MARF035
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to prevent and control fires and to respond effectively to any fire emergency onboard a vessel.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)

  • UNIT CODE
  • MARF041
    Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)
    UNIT CODE :
    MARF041
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the safety management system (SMS) processes where there is responsibility for own work outputs.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
10 Oct 2022
1 week
Full time 8 hours per day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $2,745
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
31 Oct 2022
1 week
Full time 8 hours per day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $2,745
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
14 Nov 2022
1 week
Full time 8 hours per day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $2,745
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
28 Nov 2022
1 week
Full time 8 hours per day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $2,745

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Safety Training Certification Skill Set (MARSS00033)

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Safety Training Certification Skill Set

COURSE CODE: MARSS00033
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Selection criteria

You must be a minimum of 16 years of age and be medically fit to complete all tasks.

Resources required

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
Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.