Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) STCW Revalidation


Course also known as: STCW revalidation, STCW 95, Basic Sea Safety

Revalidate your AMSA-issued Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) STCW with Australia's leading maritime training provider. For certificate holders without qualifying sea time.


The Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) revalidation course is designed for holders of an AMSA-issued Certificate of Safety Training who do not hold the qualifying sea service and therefore need to undertake the full STCW short courses in Personal Survival Techniques and Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting in order to demonstrate continued competence.

Certificate of Safety Training holders without 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.


The following certificates will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete* the course:

  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-2
  • Personal Survival Techniques (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-1

*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 MARF008 Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel and MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment. MARF008 and MARF009 are nationally recognised unit of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).

Approved By

Australian Maritime Safety Authority 

Accepted By 

Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping  |  Bahamas Maritime Authority  |  Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority  |  Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands  |  Marine Department of Hong Kong  |  Liberian Registry  |  Republic of Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator  |  Panama Maritime Authority.


  • Duration: 5 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Note:

    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.

  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    October 12-16, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $1,610

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