In accordance with STCW Regulation V/4, Masters and Chief Mates must hold a Certificate in Advanced Training for ships operating in polar waters, as required by the IMO's Polar Code.
Advanced Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters is designed for Masters and Chief Mates on ships operating in polar waters who already hold an AMSA-approved certificate in Basic Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters.
Please note the prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:
The course will be delivered by classroom theory sessions and practical sessions in the Ship Simulator at the Australian Maritime College.
A variety of assessment methods are used in the course, appropriate to the learning outcome and the requirements of the national competency standards, including:
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course and provide documentary evidence to satisfy the course prerequisite:
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.
AMSA approved, in accordance with Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification) 2014.