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 for just $280. Complete your AMSA approved Security Awareness Training from your home, vessel or anywhere with internet access!
What to Wear – 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 (Saturday and Sunday). 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.
Online + one and a half days of theory review and 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 licensed and certified 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.
Online plus 5 hours in our classroom + final written assessment. Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) course which 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. The course is followed by a written assessment. Successful candidates will receive an AMSA approved Course Completion Certificate.
Online plus 5 hours in our classroom and 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 Kawana 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 2 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 Barry Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org with a request for RCC for First Aid. Please bring the original with you to the face to face part of the course for sighting by our Operations Manager, Eric Robb.