This skill set is designed for seafarers who do not hold the qualifying sea service and need to undertake the full short courses in personal survival techniques and fire prevention and fire fighting in order to demonstrate continued competence.
Location - Cairns: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, 55-61 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Dates: 11 December 2023 29 January 2024 19 February 2024 4 March 2024 18 March 2024 15 April 2024 20 May 2024 3 June 2024 17 June 2024 22 July 2024 5 August 2024 26 August 2024 9 September 2024 30 September 2024 21 October 2024 11 November 2024 2 December 2024
Hours of Study: 4 days, Monday - Thursday
(8.30am to 4.30pm)
Full Fee: $1,685.00
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 308 233 (extension 5)
Non ASQA Training Package.
Please note that course dates and fee structures are subject to change.
Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)
Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)
Revalidate your Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) with Queensland's largest and most experienced training provider. This skill set has been designed for certificate holders without qualifying sea time. Qualifying sea service is at least 12 months in total during the preceding five years before application, or three months in total during the preceding six months prior to revalidating.
This course includes core skills in personal survival techniques and fire prevention and fire fighting. You'll gain the skills and knowledge required to learn how to survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and discover how to prevent fires and respond effectively to any fire emergency on board a vessel.
Successful completion of this course meets the requirements of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Tables A-VI/1-2 and A-VI/1-1.
Statement of Attainment
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You must :
Assessment will include written tests and practical demonstration of skills.
Please refer to the below link in regards to qualifying sea time requirements: http://www.amsa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/fact-sheets/amsa1569.pdf
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GBRIMC reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolments have been received by seven days prior to commencement of course.
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