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AMSA approved short courses

A list of all our approved short courses.

STCW Short Courses STCW Convention, Chapter IV—Radio Communication and Radio Personnel

GMDSS course—STCW Code Section A-IV/2

STCW Convention, Chapter V—Special Training Requirements for Personnel on Certain Types of Ships

Regulation V/1

  • Tanker Familiarisation (gas)—STCW Code Section A–V/1-2, Paragraph 1 and 2
  • Tanker Familiarisation (oil and chemical)—STCW Code Section A–V/1-1, Paragraph 1 and 2
  • Specialised Training for Oil Tankers—STCW Code Section A–V/1-1, Paragraphs 3 and 4
  • Specialised Training for Chemical Tankers—STCW Code Section A-V/1-1, Paragraphs 5 and 6
  • Specialised Training for Liquefied Gas Tankers—STCW Code Section A–V/1-2, Paragraphs 3 and 4

Regulation V/2

  • Passenger Ships—STCW Code Section A–V/2, Paragraphs 3 and 4

STCW Convention, Chapter VI—Emergency, Occupational Safety, Security, Medical Care and Survival Functions Regulation VI/1

  • Personal Survival Techniques—STCW Code Section A–VI/1, Table A–VI/1-1
  • Fire Prevention and Basic Fire Fighting—STCW Code Section A–VI/1, Table A–VI/1–2
  • Elementary First Aid—STCW Code Section A–VI/1, Table A–VI/1-3
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities—STCW Code Section A–VI/1, Table A–VI/1–4

Regulation VI/2

  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats, other than fast rescue boats—STCW Code Section A–VI/2, Section A-VI/2 Paragraphs 1–4, Table A–VI/2–1

  • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats—STCW Code Section A-VI/2, Section A–VI/2 Paragraphs 7–10, Table A–VI/2-2

Regulation VI/3

  • Advanced Fire Fighting—STCW Code Section A-VI/3 paragraphs 1–4, Table A-VI/3
  • Basic IGF Code—STCW Code Section A-V/3 paragraph 1, Table A-V/3-1
  • Advanced IGF Code—STCW Code Section A-V/3 paragraph 2, Table A-V/3-2
  • Basic Polar Code—STCW Code Section A-V/4 paragraph 1, Table A-V/4-1
  • Advanced Polar Code—STCW Code Section A-V/4 paragraph 2, Table A-V/4-2

Regulation VI/4

  • Medical First Aid—Standard of competence for seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship—STCW Code Section A–VI/4, Paragraphs 1–3, Table A–VI/4-1
  • Medical Care—Standard of competence for seafarers designated to provide medical first aid on board ship—STCW Code Section A–VI/4, Paragraphs 1-3, Table A–VI/4-2

Regulation VI/5

  • Ship Security Officer–Standard of competence—STCW Code Section A-VI/5, Paragraphs 1–4, Table A–VI/5

Regulation VI/6

  • Security awareness training—STCW Code Section A-VI/6, Paragraph 4, Table A-VI/6-1
  • Designated security duties—STCW Code Section A-VI/6, Paragraph 6, Table A-VI/6-2

Other AMSA approved short courses

  • Continued competence (COST)
  • Continued competence (Ratings)
  • Continued competence (Deck and Engineer officers and CIR)
  • Revalidation Course - Certificate of Competency
  • Revalidation Course - GMDSS
  • Compass Adjuster
  • High Speed Craft Endorsement – International Code of Safety for High Speed Craft
  • WIG Craft

STCW certificate of competency courses

  • Watchkeeper (Deck) Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma for Chief Mate/Master
  • Watchkeeper (Engineer) Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma for Engineer Class 2/Class 1

Ratings certificates

  • Certificate of proficiency as Integrated Rating
  • Certificate of proficiency as Chief Integrated Rating
  • Able seafarer—deck
  • Able seafarer—engine
  • Navigation Watch Rating
  • Engine Watch Rating

Last updated: 

Tuesday 18 June 2019