The AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training is the minimum mandatory requirement in order to serve on board vessels in international waters. CoST incorporates the following training courses: Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting*, Personal Survival Techniques*, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities*, Security Awareness Training*, Provide First Aid.
*Complete this training as an individual course or through the full CoST.
The CoST revalidation course is designed for seafarers who do not hold the qualifying sea service (3months within the past 6months OR 12months within the past 5years) and therefore need to undertake the Personal Survival Techniques, Basic Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention training in order to demonstrate continued competence.
Learn survival techniques and safe working procedures for emergency situations on board a vessel including basic fire fighting and use of a survival craft in the event of vessel abandonment. Successful completion of this course is recommended for anyone working on board commercial vessels.
This course provides mandatory minimum training in Personal Safety and Social Responsibility on board a vessel and is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training (CoST), which is the minimum mandatory qualification required to serve on board vessels in international waters.
Learn the skills and techniques required for Personal Survival at Sea. This course is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training (CoST), which is the minimum mandatory qualification required to serve on board vessels in international waters.