CoP Rating Refresher (seafarers with qualifying sea service)

This course is designed for holders of an AMSA Certificates of Proficiency as Rating (Integrated Rating, Able Seaman, Deck Rating or Engine Room Rating) and meets the mandatory Sea Survival and Fire Fighting continued competency requirements for current Seafarers with qualifying sea service.

Please refer to the AMSA Fact Sheet “Revalidation of Certificates and Continued Competence” for detailed information.

Course Entry Prerequisites

Please note the following pre-requisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:

  • Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) Rating

Scheduled Dates

Additional courses can be arranged, please email:

Location Start Date End Date Status Register
Launceston, TAS May 30 2018 May 31 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Jul 02 2018 Jul 03 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Aug 27 2018 Aug 28 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Dec 10 2018 Dec 11 2018 Places Available Register Now

Course Registration

Acknowledgement of registration will be provided by return email. Confirmation of registration is provided upon payment of the course fees, and subject to AMCS Registration Terms.


conducted over 2 days

Course Fee

2018:  AUD $1,530 (including GST)

Course Fee Includes

  • Course notes and writing materials
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Inter-campus transfers
  • Complimentary WIFI access

AMCS Registration Terms

To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required.  Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty.  Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.

AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course.  Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.

When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.

Course Aim

The CoP Rating refresher course is designed to meet the mandatory Sea Survival and Fire Fighting continued competence requirements for current seafarers with qualifying sea service.


The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

Sea Survival and Fire Fighting Continued Competence for holders of Certificates of Proficiency of Rating (Deck and Engine) AMSA approved, meeting the requirements of:

  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Table A-VI/1-1)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Table A-VI/1-2)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (STCW Table A-VI/2-1)

100% attendance, full participation and completion of all practical exercises is required in order to successfully complete the course and qualify for the issue of the course Certificate.

Location Information

The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston Tasmania

Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham.  Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00.

Parking:  Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.

Accommodation Options

On-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is provided here, together with off-campus options.

Payment Options

To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit).  Payment methods accepted:

  • Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
  • Bank Deposit
  • Cheque/Money Order
  • Company Invoice (approved companies only)

Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.