Our Mission is to provide AMSA approved Basic Safety Training that enables Australian Seafarers to be aware of the safety hazards of their workplace and to know what to do to avoid them.
Maritime Career Training strives to fully comply with the approval conditions of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
We are a leading provider of AMSA approved Certificate of Safety Training because our highly qualified and experienced trainers deliver quality training regularly and at an affordable cost through the effective application of online learning blended with face to face attendance.
Advanced Refresher Training
Master, Deck and Engineer Officers including Chief Integrated Rating
If you meet AMSA’s sea time requirements and you wish to refresh your Certificate of competency (Master, Deck and Engineer officers) or Certificate of proficiency as Chief integrated rating you must refresh both your basic safety training and your advanced safety training for Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting as well as Personal Survival Techniques (PST) and Proficiency in Survival and Rescue Craft Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC). This involves 2 hours of online learning plus two days of face to face attendance. The cost is $1,700.
Ratings excluding Chief Integrated Rating
If you meet AMSA’s sea time requirements and you wish to Refresh your Certificate of proficiency as rating (Deck and Engine) excluding Chief integrated rating you must refresh your basic safety training for Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting as well as Personal Survival Techniques (PST) and Proficiency in Survival and Rescue Craft Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC). This involves about 2 hours of online learning plus one full day of face to face attendance from 7.30am to 4.30pm on the first day then 2 hours from 8.30am on the following day. The cost is $1,400.
Security Awareness Training (SAT)
Security Awareness Training (SAT) in compliance with (STCW Code A-VI/6 para. 4) is included at no extra cost in our Certificate of Safety Training. If you have a current Certificate of Safety Training but have not yet completed SAT, you can enrol in this online only course of about 8 hours duration for just $280. Complete your AMSA approved Security Awareness Training from your home, vessel or anywhere with internet access!
What to Wear when attending our Face to Face training
Please wear modest clothes at all times during your attendance on this course. You must wear long pants and a long sleeved top preferably of natural fibres for your safety for the practical fire fighting. Bring a change of clothes if you wish as you will get hot and sweaty during the practical! Please note that clothing may get dirty and wet. It is an AMSA requirement and you will be disqualified from Personal Survival Techniques (PST) part of the course unless you wear long legged pants and a long sleeved top with sandshoes or sneakers in the pool. Please note that clothing will get wet. Please bring a towel and change of clothing to the pool.
About 10 hours of Online Learning and Assessment + one and a half days of practical face to face in our classroom. It is instructed in compliance with (STCW Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 Table A VI/1-2) including shipboard fire fighting organisation, the elements of fire and explosion, types of ignition, fire and smoke detection, breathing apparatus use and automatic alarm system familiarisation. Candidates will fight and extinguish actual fires using fire extinguishers, fire blanket, fire hoses and branches. You will be fully instructed in and use Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and personal protective equipment when fighting a variety of live fires and search and rescue simulations. Practical instruction is provided by our qualified fire fighting professionals. It takes one and a half days to complete and includes written and practical assessments. The final day involves fighting extensive fires both in the open and inside a ship simulation. A written assessment for the fire course is invigilated in our classroom. Successful candidates will receive an AMSA approved Course Completion Certificate.
About 12 hours of Online learning and assessment.
This Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) course is instructed in compliance with (STCW Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 Table A VI/1-4). The course covers working relationships on board, health and hygiene, drugs and alcohol, shipboard management structure and responsibilities, emergencies and safe working practices. This is a very important course. Of the five courses this is the one which is dedicated to the prevention of emergencies. Successful candidates will receive an AMSA approved Course Completion Certificate.
About 10 hours of Online learning and assessment plus 2 hours of theory review, practical demonstration and classroom assessment and 2 hours of practical learning and assessment in the pool.
The Personal Survival Techniques (PST) course – instructed in compliance with (STCW Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 Table A VI/1-1) covering emergency situations, evacuation, survival craft and rescue boats, personal lifesaving appliances, survival at sea, emergency radio equipment and helicopter assistance. The personal survival techniques that you learn online & in the classroom are then put into practice on the afternoon at the Nambour Aquatic Centre. Evidence of your competencies will be gathered in the form of written and practical assessments of your survival techniques. Successful candidates will receive an AMSA approved Course Completion Certificate.
FIRST AID – Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC)
Before we can issue you with a Course Completion Certificate you must provide us with a current Provide First Aid Statement of Attainment so that we can provide you with Recognition of your Current Competencies (RCC) in First Aid.
Your Provide First Aid Statement of Attainment must be issued less than 3 years before the start date of our CoST course and you must have renewed your CPR within the past 12 months.
To apply for RCC please email a scan of your most recent certificates to Maria Lenton at email@example.com with a request for RCC for First Aid. or bring the original with you to the face to face part of the course for sighting by Maria Lenton.
Option to request delivery of the training as accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), receive a Statement of Attainment on successful completion and update your student data on the National Register
All students who successfully complete Maritime Career Training’s AMSA Approved Certificate of Safety Training Course are issued with an AMSA Approved Course Completion Certificate. This certificate forms part of your application to AMSA for the issue of your Marine Qualification, the Certificate of Safety Training. No other course certification is required, a Statement of Attainment will not be issued and your student data will not be uploaded to the National Register.
Practice Management Solutions Pty Ltd trading as Maritime Career Training is RTO number 31651 under the AQF.
If you intend undergoing further studies leading to deck or engineering qualifications in Australia then you should request that the training be delivered as accredited training under the AQF. If you make this request an additional fee of $50 is payable at the time of enrolment. Please make the request within 24 hours of your enrolment by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A confirmation email with instructions on how to make the additional $50 payment will be sent to you within one working day.
Students who make this request will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in addition to the Course Completion Certificate that we provide to students who successfully complete our Certificate of Safety Training course.
If you request delivery of the training as accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), your student data for the registered training products that you have enrolled in will be uploaded to the National Register so that you can claim credits for the completed training if these products form part of a qualification that you seek at a later date through an Australian RTO accredited under the AQF.
Here is the identification of the accredited training products that we offer together with their STCW compliant reference:
|STCW Convention||Accredited Training Package|
|Personal Survival Techniques||STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-1||MARF046|
|Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting||STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-2||MARF035|
|Elementary First Aid||STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-3||HLTAID011|
|Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities||STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-4||MARF041|
|Security- Awareness Training||STCW Reg VI/6 and Code Section A-VI/6 Table A-VI/6-1||MARF037|
The MAR competencies comprise the
Safety Training Certification Skill Set (Release 1)