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Certificate of safety training for Royal Australian Navy seaman officers and ratings

How to get an STCW Certificate of safety training (COST) (STCW Reg VI/1) if you are a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) seaman officer or rating.

RAN Seaman officers and Ratings must meet the same requirement as any other applicant wishing to gain equivalence for COST. A COST will be issued to serving or former RAN personnel who meet these requirements.

Required short courses

RAN equivalent

Personal safety and social responsibilities

(STCW Reg VI/1 Code A–VI/1 Table A–VI/1–4)

Complete the full AMSA approved course.

Fire prevention and fire fighting

(STCW Reg VI/1 Code A–VI/1 Table A–VI/1–2)

RAN applicant who has completed or revalidated the RAN advanced combat survivability course in the last 5 years may approach an AMSA approved registered training organisation and seek a recognition of prior learning. If the course was done more than 5 years ago the applicant will need to complete the full AMSA approved course.

Personal survival techniques

(STCW Reg VI/1 Code A–VI/1 Table A–VI/1–1)

RAN applicant who has completed or revalidated the RAN advanced combat survivability course in the last 5 years may approach an AMSA approved registered training organisation and seek a recognition of prior learning. If the course was done more than 5 years ago the applicant will need to complete the full AMSA approved course.

Elementary first aid

(STCW Reg VI/1 Code A–VI/1 Table A–VI/1–3), and

Complete the full AMSA approved short course or if holding an appropriate first aid qualification, seek a recognition of prior learning from AMSA approved college.

Security awareness training

(STCW Code Section A-VI/6 para. 4)

Exempt

Last updated: 

Friday 19 January 2018