Personal Survival Techniques

Course also known as:PST

This course is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training, which is the mandatory minimum requirement in order to serve on board vessels in international waters.

Who should participate?

Personal Survival Techniques must be taken by every seafarer serving on board vessels in international waters. It is one of the components of our Certificate of Safety Training.


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

  • Basic Safety Training (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of:
    • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-1)

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 Statement of Attainment for MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment. MARF009 is a nationally recognised unit of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).

  • Duration: 2 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    October, 24-25, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $720
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  • Course available on demand

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

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