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Operate Survival Craft and Other Lifesaving Appliances Skill Set

State ID: GAA44

This module is an extension of the Basic Fire Fighting unit, and is designed to extend the knowledge and skills of the student, sufficient for the person to perform effectively as a key member of an on-board command fire fighting team.

Please note you must hold the following prerequisites for entry onto this course and evidence must be provided upon first day of class:

  • STCW Certificate of Safety Training 
  • Evidence of 6 months sea service training since achieving your COST certificate on a company letterhead.

This course is approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft other than Fast Rescue Boats (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-1

Please note:

  • Your position will not be confirmed until payment has been received.
  • Course positions are limited. Practical component conducted at external training provider. 100% attendance is required.
  • Minimum dress standards apply attendance: ie closed in shoes be worn (no sandals, thongs or bare feet), neat casual attire.
  • It is not acceptable for clothing displaying pictures and or/messages likely to cause offence to others. 

2020 dates

This course runs for a duration of 3 days (2 days at our Fremantle campus and 1 day external delivery) with the following start dates:

  • Wednesday 23 September 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

Semester 2

Fremantle - 23 - 25 September



Duration 4 days
Where Fremantle
How Part Time
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