Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) Rating Revalidation is designed for holders of an AMSA Certificate of Proficiency as Rating (Able Seafarer - Deck, Able Seafarer - Engine and Integrated Rating) who do not hold the qualifying sea service and therefore need to undertake the full STCW short courses in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting and Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats in order to demonstrate continued competence.
Able Seafarer - Deck, Able Seafarer - Engine and Integrated Rating who hold a Certificate of Proficiency and who do not have 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.
Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided upon enrolment:
This course comprises the following two courses, which are completed separately. Select each one to view dates and book.
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete* the course:
*100% attendance, full participation and completion of all practical exercises is required.
Australian residents who successfully complete this course will also receive a Statements of Attainment for MARF007 Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances, MARF008 Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel and MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment. MARF007, MARF008, MARF009 are nationally recognised units of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).
Due to the uncertainty that has been caused by COVID-19, and in line with the advice from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), AMSA have approved extending STCW certificates by six months. AMSA will do this if satisfied that the person does not meet revalidation requirements due to circumstances beyond their control due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the AMSA website for advice on how to apply for an extension.
This course is available on demand, delivered at various locations. To express interest, please contact us.