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NONAC03046

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Revalidation

Non-accredited Short Course

Keep your skills fresh with TAFE Queensland North and Great Barrier Reef International Marine College (GBRIMC)

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STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 07 May 2024 Duration: 4 days View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$1,820

Course overview

This course complies with Marine Orders Part 70 – Seafarer Certification – Provision 21A and 21B, where requirements for revalidation of a GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC) specify completion of an approved revalidation course and relevant competencies from STCW Table A-IV/2.

Successful applications will be entitled to apply for renewal of their Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) GMDSS (GOC).

Course outcome:

Statement of Participation

Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
On Campus
07 May 2024
4 days
Full time Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Full fee: $1,820
demo

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

07 May 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

4 days

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,820
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
On Campus
13 Aug 2024
4 days
Full time Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Full fee: $1,820
demo

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

13 Aug 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

4 days

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,820
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
On Campus
12 Nov 2024
4 days
Full time Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Full fee: $1,820
demo

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

12 Nov 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

4 days

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,820
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Revalidation (NONAC03046)

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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Revalidation

COURSE CODE: NONAC03046
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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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You must have previously held a GMDSS General Operators Certificate.

Resources required

You will need to supply the following items at your own cost:

  • Revalidation fee to AMSA of $112 and one current passport photo.
  • A notebook and pen are required for theory components.

Attire is to be of current industry standard with enclosed footwear to be worn at all times.

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.

Learn more about University Pathways

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