Designed for holders of an AMSA-issued Chief Integrated Rating Certificate who do not hold the qualifying sea service and therefore need to undertake the full short courses in order to demonstrate continued competence.
Chief Integrated Rating 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.
Chief Integrated Rating holders with qualifying sea service should complete our Refresher course.
Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided upon enrolment:
The following certificates 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, MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and MARF011 Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel. MARF007, MARF009, MARF011 are nationally recognised unit 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.