CoST Course

Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) –

Now from only $1,795 & 3 days class attendance + Online!

If you hold an existing Provide First Aid or Apply First Aid or Senior First Aid certificate which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework and it was issued less than 2 years before the start date of our CoST course and you have renewed your CPR within the past 12 months then you can apply for Recognition of Current Competency (RCC). To apply for RCC please send a scan of your most recent certificates to Barry Barnes at with a request for RCC for First Aid. In that case the only training you need to undertake is for the following modules of the Certificate of Safety Training:

  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FIRE),
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR),
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST) – delivered online plus 5 hours in the classroom and
  • Security Awareness Training (SAT) – delivered entirely online.

PST is delivered online plus 5 hours of classroom review & pool practical.

First Aid is delivered online plus 1 day in the classroom for a brief theory review and mostly practical training and assessment for the rest of the day.

PSSR is delivered online plus 5 hours of classroom review plus final written assessment.

FIRE training is delivered online plus one and a half days theory review & practical at our Nambour Regional Training Centre.

The full Certificate of Safety Training (STCW95 or STCW10) is delivered over a long weekend of 3 straight days, plus one day for First Aid if required.

We work through Public Holidays and Weekends to minimise your time off work.

The Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) issued by AMSA meets the requirements of the International Maritime Organization’s Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended. (The STCW Convention).

Upon successful completion of the course you can apply to AMSA for your marine qualification – Certificate of Safety Training, which is valid for a full five years.

The cost of this 3 day course is just:

$1,795 if you complete your payment more than 60 days before the course starts;

$1,995 if you complete your payment more than 30 days before the course starts;

$2,095 if you complete your payment less than 30 days before the course start date.

If you do not hold a current Provide First Aid Statement of Attainment, please arrange to complete a ‘Provide First Aid Course’ at any Australian Registered Training Organisation.

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