Certificate of Competency (CoC) Revalidation - Part A

For Masters, Deck and Engineering Officers without qualifying sea service

Course also known as: Continued Competence, Engineer Revalidation, Deck Revalidation, Master Revalidation, Part A

Revalidate your STCW Certificate of Competency with Australia's leading maritime training provider, the Australian Maritime College.

The course is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as meeting the requirements for Masters, Deck and Engineer Officers Revalidation Part A.

Who should participate? 

Masters, Deck and Engineer Officers without qualifying sea service. Qualifying sea service is at least 12 months in total during the preceding 5 years before application, or 3 months in total during the preceding 6 months prior to revalidating.

Course Entry Prerequisite

Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided upon enrolment:

  • STCW Certificate of Competency for International Waters (Masters, Deck and Engineer Officers)

Course Content:

  • Medical First Aid Refresher Training
  • Medical Care Refresher Training
  • Medical Emergencies Refresher Training
  • Recent Developments in International and National Legislation
  • Vessel Stability Review
  • Cargo Operations and IMDG Code

Please note: a version of this course exists including STCW Short Courses.


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

  • Revalidation Course for Masters and Deck Officers or Engineer Officers– Part A (AMSA approved)

*100% attendance, full participation and completion of all exercises is required.

Approved By

Australian Maritime Safety Authority 

Accepted By 

Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping  |  Bahamas Maritime Authority  |  Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority  |  Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands  |  Marine Department of Hong Kong  |  Liberian Registry  |  Republic of Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator  |  Panama Maritime Authority.


  • Duration: 2.5 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    July 06-08, 2022 | Launceston, TAS | $1,460
    October 19-21, 2022 | Launceston, TAS | $1,460
    December 19-21, 2022 | Launceston, TAS | $1,460

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I live in Western Australia however have always travel to the AMC, Launceston to revalidate my CoC due to the professionalism of the AMC Search team, the course material and the Lecturers relevant knowledge of all the subjects. The accommodation and the on campus eating venue are convenient and well-staffed and the simulator centre is excellent. Thank you AMC Search.

Kim Cleggett, Director, International Maritime Services Pty Ltd