MT 04—AMSA evaluations—STCW certificate of competency and short courses

Information about how to comply with AMSA standards and requirements

This procedure explains our process for conducting registered training organisation (RTO) evaluations to:

  • Ensure courses presented by RTOs comply with the AMSA approval requirements.
  • Ensure the standards of training leading to the issue of qualifications satisfy STCW requirements for the issue and continued endorsement of an AMSA Certificate of approval.
  • Determine the effectiveness of the RTO organisation quality system.
  • Provide the RTO with an opportunity to improve its system of quality control.
  • Provide an effective and efficient audit record, the data from which may be used to benefit maritime safety, education and training nationally.


Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Last Updated: 

11 April 2019