Courses & Units

Personal Survival Techniques JVD173

Launceston

Note:

Australian Maritime Safety Authority - STCW Short Course- 100% Attendance is mandatory.

STCW Short Course certificate issued on successful completion.

Please note the weight of this unit MAR5500007 Safety Training Certificate

Introduction

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment.

Equivalent to MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment.

Summary

Unit name Personal Survival Techniques
Unit code JVD173
Credit points 2.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Teaching staff

Relevant AMSA approved staff.

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Post Block 4 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 3/2/2020 12/6/2020 13/6/2020 14/6/2020
AMC MT Main Block 3 15/6/2020 13/11/2020 14/11/2020 15/11/2020
AMC MT Post Block 4 16/11/2020 23/12/2020 26/12/2020 27/12/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $233.00 2019: $546.20 031705

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • 2 day STCW short course. Day 1 at Newnham Survival Centre, day 2 at Beauty Point campus.
Assessment
  • Written assessment (Open Book)
  • Individual and Group assessment
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Textbooks

RequiredNone
Recommended

Optional - Dictionary

Optional - English Language Convertor

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