Certificate of Competency (CoC) Continued Competence Refresher

For Masters, Deck + Engineering Officers with qualifying sea time

Course also known as: Continued Competence, Deck Officer Refresher, Master Refresher, Engineering Officer Refresher

Designed for holders of an AMSA issued Certificate of Competency (Master, Deck and Engineer Officers). Meets the mandatory Sea Survival and Fire Fighting continued competency requirements for Seafarers with qualifying sea service.

Australia's best value STCW refresher training. 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.

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 (Master, Deck and Engineer Officers);


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:
    • Personal Survival Techniques – STCW Code Table A-VI/1-1
    • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting – STCW Code Table A-VI/1-2
    • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats – STCW Code Table A-VI/2-1 
    •  Advanced Fire Fighting – STCW Code Table A-VI/3

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

AMSA Information

AMSA approved, in accordance with Marine Order 71 to 73.


  • Duration: 2 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (including GST)
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