STCW 10 Course of Safety Training

WHAT
This training prepares crew for work in the international maritime industry and STCW stands for Standards of Training and Certification for Watchkeepers (2010). This programme provides basic sea safety training for all ships crew on foreign going vessels and is accredited by the International Maritime Organization through an accredited IMO national maritime authority.

WHY
This course is specifically tailored to crew seeking employment in the global super yacht industry, but is accredited for all basic maritime occupations.

OUTCOME
All participants will receive RYA/ISAF and RYA/MCA sea safety certification enabling them to also work on large sailing vessels and participate in the sport of yacht racing globally.

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney

 

ISAF Personal Survival and Sea Safety

WHAT
Designed to equip all offshore sailors with the skills to survive in the event of vessel abandonment or the more likely event of falling overboard.

Whilst the focus is on the practical aspects of survival, the need to develop a culture of safety on board cruising and racing yachts, both mono hull and multihull, is to the fore of this week end course.

WHY
Yacht owners, need to be up to date with the very latest national legislation covering their civil liability and harmonized national workplace laws introduced in 2012.

OUTCOME
This course will equip sailors embarking on a cruising lifestyle to sail with confidence safely. The training results in the issue of Certification meeting the requirements of the International Sailing Federations Special Regulation 6.01 for yacht racing categories 0 (zero), 1 & 2.

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney

 

Marine First Aid

WHAT
The course content has been developed by trained paramedics who are experienced offshore yachtsmen and certified workplace trainers. Using the International Maritime Organizations Marine First Aid syllabus as the core content you will focus on the injuries which are marine specific.

WHY
Most yachtsmen and women undertake basic first aid training as a precaution against the inevitable accidents at sea, but in this training we are only taught how to stabilise a patient until the ambulance arrives. This is usually 11 minutes in a capital city in Australia.
At sea off the Queensland coast, as an example, using established Australian search and rescue services, the minimum response time for on site medivac is three hours.

OUTCOME
This course certification is Apply First Aid HLTFA 311C incorporating HLTCPR211A perform CPR and HLTFA 211A Provide Basic Life support.
The certification is Workcover accredited

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney

 

Marine Radio Operators

WHAT
Commercial mariners and recreational sailors all need to be trained in the operation of marine radios If the vessel they are sailing on is equipped with DIGITAL SELECT CALL radios:

  • Very high frequency (short range) radios
  • Medium frequency/high frequency (long range) radios
  • Satellite communications equipment (SATCOM C)

WHY
As a crew member on a racing, cruising or commercial sailing vessel or power boat, the holding of any of these qualifications will enhance your value as a crew member and extend your maritime skills.

OUTCOME
These courses will provide you with the skills to sit for the examination of your choice which, on successful completion, will result in the issue of a licence by the Office of Maritime Communications, valid internationally. This will allow you to operate marine radio equipment world wide.

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney

 

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

WHAT
This course is very "hands on" so we spend some time on theory, some time working on a Volvo Penta MDA 2020 three cylinder sail drive training engine in the class room and some hours "getting down and dirty" onboard a working yacht in survey.

WHY
This course was developed by the RYA for those who know very little about mechanics. The aim is to prevent machinery breakdown at sea and to give you the confidence and knowledge to get going again.

OUTCOME
Offshore Maritime Training Centre Australia is accredited by the Royal Yachting Association to train, assess and issue certificates on successful course completion. The certificate meets the training requirements for commercially endorsed MCA Yachtmaster Sail and Power.

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney

 

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RYA Radar Operators

WHAT
The course content was developed by the Royal Yachting Association to meet the needs of small boat operators, both power and sail.

Delivered by qualified radar operators who are experienced deck officers holding internationally recognised maritime qualifications, you will gain "hands on" training in small groups limited to six persons.

WHY
Radar is the most versatile of all electronic navigation aids. It can, however, easily mislead those who do not know how to adjust its controls, allow for its limitations or interpret its picture

OUTCOME
You will be issued with the RYA course completion certificate which will attest to your value as an "all round" crew member.

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney

 

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General Purpose Hand

WHAT
This training conducted over six days qualifies a person to work as a deckhand on a commercial vessel in Australian near coastal waters. This qualification supersedes the Elements of Shipboard Safety course.

WHY
You will be familiar with basic sea safety necessary for the operation of small commercial vessels on course completion.

OUTCOME
This training will result in the issue of a certificate of completion in General Purpose Hand comprising items from Certificate I in the Maritime Package as at July 1, 2014.

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WHERE
Manly, Brisbane 

Mosman, Sydney