Shipboard Safety Skill Set


The course will teach you survival techniques on a vessel in an emergency situation and and how to abide safe work procedures.
Successful completion of this certification is a requirement if applying to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for Certificate of Competency. 

Course content

MARF027             Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment MARF028             Follow procedures in minimise and fight fires on board a vessel MARF029             Meet work health and safety requirements MARF030             Survive at sea using survival craft

Course dates

Please check the course calendar here 

Course fees

$485.00 Full fee

$265.00 Course fee with Higher Level Skills subsidy
This subsidy is available to  Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.
Prospective students must not have or be enrolled in a certificate IV level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training)

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Other information

2 days (8.30 am – 4pm) plus self study via workbook prior to classroom session.
Classroom theory and practical sessions.

Entry requirements
Minimum age 16 years
Ability to swim


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