You will need to complete the Able seafarer—deck rating course of study and training and guidance (TAGS) program from an AMSA approved training seafarer training organisation.
You will need to complete the following short courses:
- Basic safety training, including security awareness training
- Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
These courses must be completed with an approved training organisation.
All of the certificates and training you complete and provide evidence of must comply with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).