Certificate of Competency (CoC) Revalidation - Part A - excluding STCW short courses

For Master, Deck + Engineering officers without qualifying sea time

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

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

The subjects covered are:

  • 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.

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 Prerequisites

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

  • Certificate of Competency (Master, Deck and Engineer Officers)

Certification

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

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

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.

AMSA Information

The information below is provided to you as a guide only. It is recommended you check with AMSA regarding the current requirements.

Certificate of Medical Fitness: All applicants for revalidation of a Master, Deck or Engineer Officer certificate of competency must hold a valid AMSA seafarer’s certificate of medical fitness issued by an AMSA approved doctor.

GMDSS General Operators Certificate: All applicants for revalidation of a Masters or Deck Officers certificate of competency must hold either a valid AMSA GMDSS GOC or an AMSA GMDSS GOC Certificate of Recognition.

Security Awareness Endorsement: To revalidate a certificate after 31 December 2016 a seafarer must hold a Security Awareness endorsement (STCW Reg VI/6).

ECDIS: To serve on an ECDIS equipped vessel the seafarer must hold an ECDIS endorsement (STCW Reg II/1 & II/2).



  • Duration: 2.5 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    February, 4-6, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $1,390
    March, 27-29, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $1,390
    July, 8-10, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $1,390
    September, 9-11, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $1,390
    November, 6-8, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $1,390

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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