About Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft (CPSC)
Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft (CPSC) is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to perform survival craft operations as required during shipboard emergency response situations.
Note: To be eligible for the issue of an AMSA approved certificate, participants must supply evidence of 6 months sea service on company letterhead.
Course Entry Prerequisites
Please note the prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:
- Candidates must hold a STCW issued Certificate of Safety Training.
|Location||Start Date||End Date||Status||Price||Register Now|
|Launceston, TAS||26 Nov 2018||30 Nov 2018||Places Available||$2,210.00||Apply|
2019 dates coming soon. To express interest, please contact us.
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.
2018: AUD $2,210 (GST exempt)
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course and provide documentary evidence to satisfy the prerequisites:
- Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft other than Fast Rescue Boats (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, 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.
Australian residents who successfully complete this course will also receive a Statement of Attainments for MARF007 Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances and MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment. MARF007 and MARF009 are nationally recognised units of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).
The information below is provided to you as a guide only. It is recommended you check with AMSA regarding the current requirements.
AMSA eligibility requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age; and
- Have completed at least 6 months documented qualifying seagoing service on vessels carrying survival equipment suitable for use on SOLAS vessels.
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.
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.
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.
For courses in Launceston, Tasmania, on-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is available here, together with off-campus options.