An AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) STCW is the mandatory minimum requirement in order to serve on board vessels in international waters.
Our Certificate of Safety Training STCW course consists of the following short courses, which are everything you need to gain an AMSA certificate (please note that many STCW courses offered in Australia are not comprehensive as they do not include courses such as Elementary First Aid):
Anyone wishing to serve on board a vessel in international waters needs an Certificate of Safety Training - STCW.
Those wishing to work on an Australian-registered vessel must complete an AMSA-approved course. Please note that many STCW courses offered in Australia are not AMSA-approved and therefore do not qualify you to work in Australia.
The following certificates will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the training course:
Basic Safety Training (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of:
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 certificates.
Australian residents who successfully complete this course will also receive a Statements of Attainment for MARF006 Observe personal safety and social responsibility, MARF008 Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel, MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and MARF003 Security Awareness Training. MARF006, MARF008, MARF009, MARF003 are nationally recognised units of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).
The Certificate of Safety Training STCW is issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).
To obtain this Certificate, you need to apply to AMSA presenting copies of your AMC Certificates for:
Along with a completed AMSA form and fee. Find out more from AMSA.