About Medical Care on Board Ship
Medical Care on Board Ship provides theoretical and practical training in the treatment of the sick and injured on board ship.
Participants will learn to use a Medical Guide (radio medical advice) and equipment carried by merchant ships. Ambulance service and attendance at the Casualty Department of a hospital is arranged, candidates should plan on attending the practical sessions on the Saturday and Sunday immediately following course completion.
Course Entry Prerequisite
Please note the prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment pont of the following:
- Medical First Aid on board Ship (issued by an AMSA approved training provider).
|Location||Start Date||End Date||Status||Price||Register Now|
|Launceston, TAS||25 Jun 2018||01 Jul 2018||Places Available||$2,190.00||Apply|
|Launceston, TAS||03 Sep 2018||09 Sep 2018||Places Available||$2,190.00||Apply|
|Launceston, TAS||19 Nov 2018||25 Nov 2018||Places Available||$2,190.00||Apply|
- As this course is run as part of a full time AMC course, positions are limited and course dates may be subject to change.
This course is also available on demand. To express interest, please contact us.
Acknowledgement of registration will be provided by return email. Confirmation of registration is provided upon payment of the course fees, and subject to AMCS Registration Terms.
Conducted over 7 days, approx 60 hours (including hospital practical sessions)
2018: AUD $2,190 (GST exempt)
Course Fee Includes
- Course notes and writing materials
- Morning and afternoon tea
- Complimentary WIFI access
The following certificate will be issued to participants who successfully complete the course:
- Medical Care on board Ship (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/4 and Code Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2
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 71 (Master and Deck Officers) 2014.
To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit). Payment methods accepted:
- Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
- Bank Deposit
- Cheque/Money Order
- Company Invoice (approved companies only)
Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.
AMCS Registration Terms
To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required. Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty. Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.
AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course. Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.
When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.
The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston Tasmania.
Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham. Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00.
Parking: Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.
For courses in Launceston, Tasmania, on-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is available here, together with off-campus options.