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Certificate of Safety Training (CoST)

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 note under ADDITIONAL INFO)

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants should 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 minimize 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
Start DateEnd DateLocationBook Now
Monday 14 January, 2019Sunday 20 January, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 11 February, 2019Sunday 17 February, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 11 March, 2019Sunday 17 March, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 8 April, 2019Sunday 14 April, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 6 May, 2019Sunday 12 May, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 10 June, 2019Sunday 16 June, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 8 July, 2019Sunday 14 July, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 12 August, 2019Sunday 18 August, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 16 September, 2019Sunday 22 September, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 14 October, 2019Sunday 20 October, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 11 November, 2019Sunday 17 November, 2019FremantleBook Now
Monday 9 December, 2019Sunday 15 December, 2019FremantleBook Now
FEES

Membership TypePrice
Non-Member$3,095
Individual/Associate$2,785
Ruby$2,710
Sapphire$2,630
Emerald$2,555
Diamond$2,475

PRE-REQUISITES
  • 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 – Participants who hold a Workplace Level 2 or a Senior First Aid Certificate issued within the last two years by a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) provider, will need to bring the original First Aid Certificate or a Certified copy to be sighted by the Course Facilitator. To enable RPL for Elementary First Aid.
ON-COMPLETION

Successful completion of the assessment requirements will provide participants with the opportunity to apply to AMSA for the issue of a Certificate of Safety Training (STCW Convention, as amended).

ADDITIONAL INFO

NOTE: Participants who hold a Workplace Level 2 or a Senior First Aid Certificate issued within the last two years by a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) provider, will need to bring the original First Aid Certificate or a Certified copy to be sighted by the Course Facilitator. Participants who don’t hold one will need to complete a First Aid course at any NRT provider of their choice.

 

  • Photo identification must be provided – Passport, Australian Driver’s Licence or Proof of Age card only will be accepted.
  • Also bring 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.