Revalidate your certificate of proficiency as a non-seafaring maritime officer with this AMSA approved course. Meet the requirements of STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-2, and STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-1.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Identify the pre-conditions of fire
Contribute to fire prevention and engage in basic fire fighting
Action a launch strategy for a vessel
Locate and access lifesaving and survival equipment
Perform a vessel muster
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
Certificate of Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Australian Marine Safety Authority [AMSA] approved), meeting the requirements of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-2
Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft other than Fast Rescue Boats (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-1
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Intermediate level fitness to manage physical demands
The ability to swim 50 metres and stay afloat for 5 minutes without a life jacket
The ability to work at sea as well as with people in difficult situations and circumstances
Awareness of the AMSA certification requirements
The ability to attend practical assessment sessions on campus and/or related facilities
Suitable clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE) for your assessments. Contact your prospective campus for practical assessment locations, dates and clothing/PPE requirements.
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Our graduates go onto roles like: watchkeeper deck officer with the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)
The maritime industry is regulated by AMSA. AMSA sets specific requirements for each maritime qualification to ensure you are ready to join the industry. Once you graduate from your TAFE NSW course, you will be assessed against the relevant requirements through an AMSA examination process. Graduating from this course only meets part of the AMSA exam criteria. You will need to meet other requirements through your professional sea service and medical status. Visit AMSA for more information.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Certificate of Proficiency (COP) as Rating Revalidation does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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