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Certificate of Safety Training (CoST)

MARF003 Follow vessel security procedures, MARF006 Observe personal safety and social responsibility, MARF008 Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel & MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of a vessel abandonment

This course is designed for those who intend to work in the Maritime Industry where a Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) is required.


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Overview

This course is designed to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for seafarers for familiarisation, basic training and instruction in accordance with the STCW Convention, as amended.

The Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) is made up of five short courses as follows:

  • Personal survival techniques (PST)
  • Personal safety and social responsibilities (PSSR)
  • Fire prevention and fire fighting (FPFF)
  • Security awareness training (SAT)
  • Elementary first aid (EFA)** (See PREREQUISITES tab)

 

* IFAP does not require a prospective learner to prepay fees in excess of a total of $1500 for Nationally Recognised Training

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will be provided with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Carry out the required duties during an onboard emergency situation
  • Use life saving equipment and implement survival techniques both in the water and in a survival craft
  • Use life saving equipment to assist in rescuing a person from the water
  • Identify potential hazardous situations arising in the work environment, and take appropriate actions to minimise risk of injury and pollution
  • Develop communication skills and contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • Contribute to the enhancement of maritime security through heightened awareness
COURSE DATES
Name Date Time Location
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 20 April - 26 April 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 18 May - 24 May 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 22 June - 28 June 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 20 July - 26 July 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 24 August - 30 August 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 21 September - 27 September 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 26 October - 1 November 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) 23 November - 29 November 2020 08:30 am - 03:30 pm IFAP Fremantle
FEES

Membership TypePrice
Non-Member$3,570
Individual/Associate$3,392
Bronze$3,392
Silver$3,302
Gold$3,213

PREREQUISITES
  • Must be over 16 years of age and be in good health.
  • For days 6-7 participants are required to be clean shaven as per the national competency package for this subject requirement of Australian Standard 1715.
  • AMSA – IFAP does not deliver the STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) component during this course. IFAP can Recognise Prior Learning for EFA if trainees hold the nationally recognised HLTAID003 Provide first aid or equivalent as per AMSA (please refer to www.amsa.gov.au).Participants, who have completed their First Aid, will need to bring the original First Aid Certificate or a Certified copy to be provided to the Course Facilitator.
ON-COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of the assessment requirements and being deemed competent, participants will be provided with:

  • A Statement of Attainment issued by IFAP (RTO Code 1907) for:
    • MARF003 Follow vessel security procedures
    • MARF006 Observe personal safety and social responsibility
    • MARF008 Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
    • MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of a vessel abandonment
  • An AMSA Course Completion statement, issued accordance with Marine Order 70 (Seafarer certification) 2014, for the following short courses (where applicable):
    • Elementary first aid – Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 table A-VI/1-3
    • Fire prevention and fire fighting (basic) – Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1-2
    • Personal safety and social responsibilities – Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 table A-VI/1-4
    • Personal survival techniques – Reg VI/1 Code A-VI/1 table A-VI/1-1
    • Security awareness training – Code A-VI/6 para. 4

Participants are then able to apply to AMSA for a Certificate of Safety Training (STCW Convention, as amended).

ADDITIONAL INFO
  • Photo identification must be provided – Passport, Australian Driver’s Licence or Proof of Age card only will be accepted.
  • Provide your valid Senior First Aid Certificate.
  • Participants must bring a swimming costume.
  • For the in-class session, clean casual clothing is required and covered footwear is essential (no high heels).
  • It is requested that where possible jewellery is not to be worn and valuables not brought to the centre, IFAP holds no responsibility for lost or stolen valuables. We also recommend that participants do not wear contact lenses (or glasses) in the pool; therefore suitable containers should be brought to store lenses.
  • For days 6-7 participants are required to be clean shaven as per the national competency package for this subject requirement of Australian Standard 1715.
  • It is also highly recommended that participants have an appropriate fitness level to undertake the course.