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Certificate of Safety Training -

Continued Competence

Course information:

The International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers 1978, as amended (STCW) requires serving seafarers to demonstrate continued competence in certain short course elements to maintain the validity of their certificate.

This course is offered by AMFA to people that have undertaken the Certificate of Safety Training within the previous five years and have the appropriate sea time over that period to be assessed for continued competence. 

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement for the AMSA approved Sea Survival and Fire Fighting Continued Competence, listing individual International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping sections.

This course meets some of the industry requirements to obtain revalidation of a Certificate of Safety Training.  For other regulatory requirements please visit the AMSA website to view the current AMSA Marine Order (MO70) https://www.amsa.gov.au/about/regulations-and-standards/marine-order-70-seafarer-certification. Under the requirements of STCW Convention, the statement expires 5 years from the date of issue and may only be used for one revalidation of a Certificate of Safety Training

Course dates and location:

Duration is three (3) training days.


Classes are generally held between the hours of 8.30am– 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Full attendance is required. 

Some out of hours study will be required.

Course fees:

Full course $2700, Revalidation $1700, Refresher $1295

Costs include all initial assessment fees, learner guides and practicals.  Participants will need to present in appropriate work wear, including footwear for fire practical and a change of clothing for pool practical.