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MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set

National ID: MARSS00008 | State ID: AC773

The Elements of Shipboard Safety skill set is a prerequisite for employment on board commercial vessels in domestic waters. This skill set will equip you with the knowledge and skills to operate safely on board a vessel.

Please note:

  • It is a requirement that men be clean-shaven for the practical component of the fire fighting. Facial hair can affect the sealing capability of the face mask during fire training. 
  • Certification from the college must be lodged using AMSA form 419 through an AMSA allocated Post Office and there will be a fee involved. 

This course runs for 3 days at our Fremantle campus and half a day's practical training offsite at maritime training specialist facility, ERGT at Jandakot.

2021 dates:

  • Term 1, starts 2 March
  • Term 2, starts 10 May
  • Term 3, starts 23 August
  • Term 4, starts 1 November



In order to achieve your AMSA certificate you will be required to hold a Senior first aid certificate with unit code HLTAID003. This will be required to be presented on the first day of class to the lecturer. 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may 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 any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Page last updated September 25, 2020