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Relevant competencies from STCW Tables A-VI/1-1, A-VI/1-2 and A-VI/2-1

The Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) Rating Continued Competence Refresher Training is designed for holders of an AMSA issued Certificate of Proficiency as Rating (Integrated Rating, Able Seaman, Deck Rating or Engine Room Rating) and meets the mandatory Sea Survival and Fire Fighting continued competency requirements for current Seafarers with qualifying sea service.

This course covers the relevant refresher competencies from the STCW short courses, Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other an Fast Rescue Boats (CPSC) and Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.

Note: All continued competence refresher courses are valid for up to 5 years and may be used once for revalidation purposes.

Covers relevant components of:

  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Table A-VI/1-1)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Table A-VI/1-2)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (STCW Table A-VI/2-1)

Please see AMSA Fact Sheet 59 for more information: Course details

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Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns

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Full time: 1 day / 8 hours per day

Course details


  • Full Fee $1,350

Cost details

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Key dates

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns 20 Oct 2017 Full time / 8 hours per day Classroom
1 Dec 2017 Full time / 8 hours per day Classroom

Entry requirements

Minimum age requirement is 16 years
Current Certificate of Competency (IR/Able Seaman/Deck Rating/Engine Room Rating)


Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns
55-61 Tingira Street
Cairns QLD 4870

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Course is delivered over 1 day, Monday from 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Not all electives available at all campuses

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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AMSA Approved Certificate of Proficiency (COP) Rating Continued Competence Refresher Training

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  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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Last updated on 24 January 2017

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