Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (CPSC)

Course also known as:PSC, CPSC, PSCRB

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.

Course Entry Prerequisites

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

  • STCW issued Certificate of Safety Training

Note: To be eligible for the issue of an AMSA approved certificate, participants must supply evidence of 6 months sea service on company letterhead.


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 Statements of Attainment 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).

AMSA Information

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:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age; and
  2. Have completed at least 6 months documented qualifying seagoing service on vessels carrying survival equipment suitable for use on SOLAS vessels.

  • Duration: 5 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    October 28-November 1, 2019 (FULLY BOOKED) | Launceston, TAS | $2,210 Join Waitlist
    2020 Course Dates Coming Soon | Launceston, TAS | $0 Join Waitlist
  • Course available on demand

    This course is available on demand, delivered at various locations. To express interest, please contact us.

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