- Short Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- Lakes Entrance (SEAMEC)
Elements of Shipboard Safety training provides students with the basic skills to work in the marine industry. Topics include survival techniques, abandon ship drills, Occupational Health and Safety in the maritime workplace, and firefighting. Instruction takes the form of classroom learning and extensive practical activities utilising indoor pools and the waterways of the Gippsland Lakes.
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
- General Purpose Hand
- Commercial vessel crew member
Opportunities for Further Study
- Marine Engine Driver
- Master <24 m NC.
Training comprises of units from the Maritime Training Package MAR20313 - Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1) and can be used as credit towards future maritime courses such as Coxswain Grade 2, Coxswain Grade 1 or Master <24m NC.
You will learn:
- Fire fighting
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Survival at Sea
- Abandoning ship
- Use of survival and location aids
- Practical use of lifejackets and liferafts
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Students must bring swimming attire and footwear which can get wet on the first day
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To attain this qualification a total of 4 units must be achieved; comprising 4 core units.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|MARF001||Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment|
|MARF002||Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel|
|MARF004||Meet work health and safety requirements|
|MARF005||Survive at sea using survival craft|
Assessment consists of written examinations and practical activities.