Refresh your AMSA issued Certificate of Competency (held by Master, Deck and Engineer Officers) if you have qualifying sea service.
Certificate of Competency holders with 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. Find out more about AMSA's sea service requirements.
Certificate of Competency holders without qualifying sea service should complete our Revalidation course.
Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided upon enrolment:
Online Theory Component: 5 hours
The online theory component is delivered through the University of Tasmania's learning management system, MyLO. The course requires a reasonable internet connection and a webcam to complete the assessment.
The online theory component consist of the following four theory modules:
At the end of the modules there is an assessment; the assessment requires a 100% pass mark with unlimited attempts provided.
Please note - the online theory learning and assessment will need to be successfully completed 2 working days prior to attending AMC for the practical components.
Day 1 – Survival Practical Component: 1230-1700
The survival practical component consists of the following activities:
Day 2 – Fire Practical Component: 0800-1530
The fire practical component consists of the following activities:
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 Competency (Master, Deck and Engineer Officers) and Certificate of Proficiency as Chief Integrated Rating (AMSA approved). Meeting the relevant competencies from:
*100% attendance, full participation in practical exercises and successful completion of all online theory assessments is required.
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