Course Start Date
09 Dec 2019
Hours Per Week
- Non Government Subsidised
This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to manage fire fighting and fire prevention on board ship, including managing shipboard fire fighting teams, and coordination of tactical fire fighting methods.
This course complies with the requirements of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) regulation: STCW Reg VI/3 and Code Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3
100% attendance is required, including full participation in all practical exercises.
Practical component conducted at Newcastle Mines Rescue Service (NMRS), Argenton.
Minimum dress standards apply to campus and NMRS attendance: i.e. closed in shoes are to be worn (no sandals, thongs or bare feet) and neat, casual attire. When participating in practical assessments, students must adhere to the following minimum standard of dress: protective clothing (example: trousers, overalls, long pants and long sleeves, boots or enclosed sturdy shoes). Items must not be made from synthetic
Students must have obtained an AMSA approved Basic Fire Fighting certificate or an overseas Advanced Fire Fighting certificate, at least four months prior to course commencement. Students must be able to demonstrate course suitability by providing evidence to confirm successful completion of Basic Fire Fighting. If required, students are encouraged to contact AMSA to seek further clarification.
Local Entry Requirements (may include but not limited to):
- IELTS level for CRICOS students: IELTS level 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or English language program (Beginner or Advanced)
- International student visa requirements: Administered by TAFE NSW International
- Local student applications are processed by the section with the campus student administration and customer service
- International students apply through approved representatives of ACU and TAFE NSW
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.
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- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled to run for one week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursda, 8.00am to 5.00pm.
In addition to your course fee, there may be some additional charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training. Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students own expense.
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