Revalidate your GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) Certificate of Recognition with this program designed for deck watchkeepers, chief mates, and masters. Stay current with the latest communications equipment in the field.
During this course you'll learn to:
Transmit and receive information through the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
You'll leave this course with:
A Certificate of Completion
A GMDSS Revalidation Certificate (AMSA approved), which meets the requirements of GMDSS Radio Operators STCW Code Table A-IV/2
Gain the skills required for licensing and certification purposes
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
STCW GMDSS Certificate
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
There are no entry recommendations for this course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
The maritime industry is regulated by the Australian Marine Safety Authority (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. AMSA licensing requirements include: - Minimum age requirement of 18 when applying for your AMSA certificate - Medical and eyesight requirements - Minimum professional sea time hours Visit AMSA for more information.
The TAFE Statement in GMDSS Revalidation does not have any courses.
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