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  • SSMAR0009

Certificate of Safety Training Revalidation Skill Set

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

At a glance

This skill set is designed for seafarers who do not hold the qualifying sea service and need to undertake the full short courses in personal survival techniques and fire prevention and fire fighting in order to demonstrate continued competence.

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SSMAR0009 Certificate of Safety Training Revalidation Skill Set

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Course overview

Course overview

Revalidate your Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) with Queensland's largest and most experienced training provider. This skill set has been designed for certificate holders without qualifying sea time. Qualifying sea service is at least 12 months in total during the preceding five years before application, or three months in total during the preceding six months prior to revalidating.

This course includes core skills in personal survival techniques and fire prevention and fire fighting. You'll gain the skills and knowledge required to learn how to survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and discover how to prevent fires and respond effectively to any fire emergency on board a vessel.

Successful completion of this course meets the requirements of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Tables A-VI/1-2 and A-VI/1-1.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MARF008
Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
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 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
  • 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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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

You must be:

  • at least 16 years of age;
  • have an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) issued Certificate of Safety Training (COST); 
  • certified copy of your current Senior First Aid qualification issued from an Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

Please note: as this course involves use of breathing apparatus, extinguishing fires, confined spaces and other strenuous activities, you will be required to complete a medical declaration prior to commencing training. The result of which may, in some circumstances, preclude you from completing the fire component.

Resources required

You are required to wear closed in footwear and socks (runners are suitable), long sleeve shirt and long pants (or overalls) for fire and pool training.

Need to know

Please refer to the below link in regards to qualifying sea time requirements: http://www.amsa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/fact-sheets/amsa1569.pdf

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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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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 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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland