Posts Tagged ‘maritime training’

Night Courses for Boat Safe

WMTC has added 2 special night courses for  the QLD Recreational Boat Licence.

Held over 2 evenings, the courses will be held on November 17/18 and December 8/9 from 6-10pm.

This is for those who cannot undertake the usual Saturday courses (ran weekly).

Enquire about the course or book your spot now by calling (07) 49 466 710 or email us.

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Students opt to train in paradise

Those interested in a career on the water are travelling to the Whitsunday region in Queensland to undertake their commercial training.

The Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre is attracting students from as far as Karratha in Western Australia, by offering high-standard commercial courses and instructors with top-notch facilities.

The award-winning Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre (WMTC) gives students first-hand experience during their training, as they perform course elements, such as survival jumps, at the Port of Airlie.

The centre is dedicated to high-standard delivery to students and building the steps towards a maritime career.

Located right on the water overlooking Pioneer Bay and the beautiful Whitsunday islands, WMTC offers a range of training courses, from a simple boat licence, MED 2/3, through to Master 5 certification and the Certificate of Safety Training (STCW95) and Security Awareness Training.

The Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre is a registered training organisation based at the Whitsunday Sailing Club in Airlie Beach, Queensland.

Find out more – (07) 49 466 710

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Safety & Sea Survival Course

The Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre will be holding a ‘Safety & Sea Survival Course’ on October 19 and 20, 2013.

The course is a compliance for Category 1 and 2 yacht races and is a Yachting Australia Course.

Facilitator: Chris Griffiths YA 11287

Deadline for enrolment: 5pm, October 1 2013

Cost: $482

Course commences at 8.30am on 19th Oct Life raft/flares and  more on 20th Oct

For further information: Email Kaye – Phone (07) 49 466 710

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Be on the mailing list

The Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre is able to send you the latest course calendar.

As you know, times and dates for courses can change, and we can provide this information right at your finger tips!

To receive the latest calendar as well as other important news, please email


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Marine Notice for certificate holders

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has issued an important Marine Notice for seafaring certificate holders who may be required to complete an AMSA approved Security Awareness Training Course.

If this applies to you, the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre will be running the course on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Read the notice.

(Courtesy Australian Maritime Safety Authority)
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Ship Security Awareness Training Course

Running from: 

October 18-16
November 25-27

From January 1, 2014, it will be mandatory for all seafarers to possess knowledge related to security awareness before engaging on board a vessel and undergo security related training.

This is under the Manila amendments to the Conventions.

The Ship Security Awareness Training – AMSA approved – ONE DAY COURSE, is intended to provide specific guidelines, skills and knowledge in basic maritime security matters and those who need to function as part of the shipboard team is being aware of assessing situations involving threats to security and safety of a vessel or port facility.

This involves recognising threats and suspicious situations and circumstances and reporting and carrying out tasks in accordance with security procedures as set out in the national and international conventions and regulations.

Secure your spot now.

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