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Statement of Attainment in Shipboard Safety Skill Set

National Course Code: MARSS00008

TAFE NSW Course Number: MARSS00008-01V01

Nominal Hours: 95

Full Fee: $1,000
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

This Skill Set reflects the work required by people who need an Australian
Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate and
people interested in the AMSA Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate.

The MAR Shipboard Safety Skill Set is part of the MAR Maritime Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
Readers should ensure that they have also read the part of the Training Package
that outlines licensing and regulatory requirements.


Tutorial & Practical Selection

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

MARF001 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
MARF002 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
MARF004 Meet work health and safety requirements
MARF005 Survive at sea using survival craft

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:


Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

Computer/ Internet access
You will need a computer or tablet computer (eg IPad) with internet access to access the OLS student website and online PDF resources. PDF/ Word resources can be downloaded to your device so that you do not always need to be connected to the Internet to continue with your study. Navigation Charts and plotting instruments
Practical assessment is required for this course.
to you in electronic format on the student OLS support website.
You may also receive some hard copy resources.
satisfactorily completing a variety of assessment tasks including - Quizzes and a practical assessment day.
The OLS student support website details which resources you need to study and which assessments you need to complete in order to pass each unit.
Face to face tutorials (UnderWay sessions) will be offered which you can attend to complete part of your course. We strongly suggest attending these sessions.
You will need to book your Underway and Practical assessment sessions with Maritime Studies.
Please download the Underway and Practical assessment sessions form from the website, or contact the maritime section PH 02 9715 8502 or Email to reserve your place.
On completion of the Units in this course you will be eligible for recognition in several other Maritime courses.
You have 120 days to complete your studies.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$0
Second qualification$0
Non-government subsidised fee$1,000

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 241

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