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  • MARF009

Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment

As part of Certificate of Safety Training (CoST)
At a glance

At a glance

This course is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training, which is the mandatory minimum requirement in order to serve on board vessels in Australian and international waters. STCW Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 Table A-VI/1-1

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MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment

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Course overview

Course overview

This course is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training, which is the mandatory minimum requirement in order to serve on board vessels in Australian and international waters. STCW Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 Table A-VI/1-1

Units

The successful achievement of this short course requires you to complete the core unit listed below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
MARF009
Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Minimum age requirement is 16 years.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

Closed in footwear and socks (runners are suitable), long sleeve shirt and long pants (or overalls), and towel for fire and pool training.

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.

Need to know

For further certification information, visit AMSA at https://www.amsa.gov.au/

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland