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

STCW Short Course certificate issued on successful completion of course with evidence of age requirement and evidence of 6 months qualifying sea-service.


To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations.

Summary 2020

Unit name Proficiency in Survival Craft other than Fast Rescue Boats
Unit code JVD212
Credit points 4.8
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Teaching staff

Relevant AMSA approved staff

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



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JVD173 Personal Survival Techniques

Mutual Exclusions

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


Teaching Pattern

5 day STCW short course. Three days at Beauty Point campus, 4th day of course at Newnham survival centre, final day at Beauty Point campus.


Written assessment Individual and Group Practical assessment.

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