– Formerly STCW95 –
STCW10 Sea Survival Course $1990 (formerly STCW95)
Duration – 5 day Course
Public Course Location – Sydney and Brisbane
Group Booking – Training at your choice of venue Australia-wide – enquire now
RYA & ISAF Accredited – IMO Compliant – however not AMSA approved.
On successful completion of the training programme participants will be issued with: IMO Compliant STCW10 Course of Safety Training Certificate,
IMO Compliant STCW10 Marine First Aid Certificate which is Workcover accredited, IMO Compliant STCW10 PST,
PSSR & Basic Fire Fighting Certificates, IMO Compliant Maritime Security Awareness Certification, RYA/MCA & RYA/ISAF Sea Survival Certificates.
Note: Participants are advised that not all IMO ‘White List’ nations mutually recognize STCW certificates issued ‘out of jurisdiction’.
If you intend to work on Australian registered (AMSA) ships working from Australian ports on international voyages, check with your employer
in Australia before enrolling on this course. This training is International Maritime Organization compliant, at the time of publication (January
2011). In this instance, students are issued a certificate by the Government of the Solomon Islands for the STCW Sea Survival.
For more information please refer to our STCW 95 Sea Survival blog.
STCW10 Sea Survival Course Details
This is a 5 day face to face course, from 9am to 5pm.
12 Students per STCW10 Sea Survival Course maximum.
Day One: 9:00am – 5:30pm – Theory at the training centre and then after lunch travel to pool for water activities (bring change of clothes – see below).
Day Two: 9:00am – 5:30pm – Theory
Day Three: 8:00am – 6:30pm – Marine First Aid at Theory location
Day Four: 9:00am – 5:30pm – Theory
Day Five: 8:30am – 5:30pm – Fire Fighting (bring wet weather gear – see below)
Full course details are available on the course description PDF.
STCW10 Sea Survival Course Requirements
You must bring:
- Proof of Identity such as a Passport or photo ID (Drivers Licence).
- Change of clothes when undertaking water activities in pool. Students must be fully clothed in overalls or jeans, joggers & rugby style top whilst in the water. Offshore wet weather gear can also be used (including sea boots, PFD1, harness & tether) – Normally pool work will occur on day one (1) so bring your wet gear on day one.
- For fire fighting day, please see the list below to ensure you bring the correct equipment.
We provide the RYA course notes, manual and examination papers. Student are to provide a pen, note pad, lunch (shops nearby), sun protection and
Note: No transport will be provided to the pool site for wet training but car sharing often occurs by prior arrangement or cab share at $5 roughly per person. Participants will be required to travel to the fire site on day five of the training programme. No transport will be provided on this day, participants generally car pool.
Who needs STCW10 Sea Survival Training?
This programme provides basic safety training to ship crew on foreign going vessels to satisfy the requirements of STCW10 Section A-V1/1.
Participants will be trained to ISAF Standards for Sailing Vessels meeting ISAF Special Regulation Section G Item 6.01 and receive RYA/ISAF and RYA/MCA Certificates in addition to the four STCW Certificates.
Important Fire Fighting Information
Fire Training is conducted in the open and will run as scheduled, regardless of the weather.
Participants are advised to bring wet weather gear if conditions look inclement prior to leaving home on the morning of the course. Training may be delayed to suit conditions. Participants are advised not to plan for completion of your training prior to 5:30pm on the last scheduled day.
To ensure the safety of participants we require:
- Participants comply with Workplace Health & Safety Requirements and all lawful direction given by instructors.
- Participants to wear long pants and enclosed footwear as a site access requirement for day 2 and day 5.
- Participants to wear overalls, boots, fire suits, gloves, helmets and safety gear supplied by OMTC.
- Jewellery, watches, rings etc are not to be worn during the Fire Fighting training.
- No mobile phones in any area around and within the live fire area.
- Participants to bring their own towel and toiletries as shower facilities will be provided.
- Participants do not consume drugs or alcohol prior to and during the training programme.
- Participants do not leave the facility without informing the facilitator.
Participants taking prescribed medication or with health problems must advise the training program facilitator.
Important First Aid Information
Participants who currently hold a First Aid Certificate will need to provide their certificate to the Trainer and Assessor on the first day of the training programme for verification and approval. On approval these participants may be exempt from undertaking the First Aid Training.
Note: The training programme cost will not be reduced if participants hold a current First Aid Certificate.
STCW10 Sea Survival Course Training
- Carry out the duties required of crew members during onboard emergencies
- Use onboard life saving equipment and implement survival techniques during periods in the sea and in survival craft
- Use onboard life saving equipment to assist in rescuing a person from the water
- Identify potentially hazardous situations arising in the work environment
- Take appropriate action to minimize the risk of injury
- Be trained in delivery of First Aid in the marine environment
- Understand sail related safety issues on super yachts
Your RYA or AYF TL4 Log Book can be signed off at the training session if you have one. Certificates are posted within 10 days to be inserted into the log book.
STCW10 Sea Survival Assessments
All participants are required to competently complete the STCW10 Sea Survival theory exam.
Upcoming Course Dates
**Please note that in this instance, Mosman refers to the suburb in Sydney where the training is held.**
*If the STCW10 Sea Survival course date you want isn’t listed here, please contact us.
Sydney Theory Session Location
Sea Scouts Hall, Harnett Park, Mosman, Sydney
(behind Mosman Rowers Club)
Sydney Water Activities in Pool Session Location
Warringah Aquatic Centre, Aquatic Drive, Frenchs Forest, Sydney
Sydney Fire Fighting Session Location
Westleigh Rural Fire Service, Warrigal Drive, Westleigh, Sydney
Brisbane Theory and Fire Fighting Session Location
Darling Point Sailing Squadron, Trafalgar Street, Manly, Brisbane, Queensland
Brisbane Water Activities in Pool Session Location
Sleeman Sports Complex, Old Cleveland & Tilley Rds Chandler, Queensland
Other Training Courses
Training Aid Australia provides other training courses for the Marine Industry including:
- Marine First Aid (CPR and marine first aid)
- Sea Survival Training (YA SR 6.01 accredited)
- Marine Diesel Engine (general diesel engine maintenance)
- Marine Radio Licence (hf & UHF radio licence)
For more information about these courses, please feel free to contact us.