MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set
(Elements of Shipboard Safety)
From as low as $850!*
The First Step For Your Maritime Career
A prerequisite for employment aboard a commercial vessel, plus a course often undertaken by recreational seafarers, is the Elements of Shipboard Safety training course. This course will equip you with the knowledge needed to operate safely aboard a vessel.
Why Choose Maritime & Safety Training NSW:
Maritime & Safety Training NSW runs the Elements of Shipboard Safety training course that covers both theoretical and practical applications to shipboard safety. All of our courses comply with stringent guidelines and units of this course will cover competence in Survival at Sea upon abandonment of vessel, Adherence to Safety and Emergency procedures on a vessel and fire-fighting techniques.
Elements of Shipboard Safety training courses are available across NSW, VIC, ACT, QLD, NT, SA, WA and TAS. To register your interest in this course, please use the online form. If you would like further information about these or any M.A.S.T. courses, please call on 02 4344 1366.
Core Units of Competency
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment.
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
Meet work health and safety requirements
Survive at sea using survival craft
Career Opportunities and Study Pathways
Common Career Opportunities
General Purpose Hand (GPH)
Work onboard vessels assisting in various tasks, from deck maintenance to aiding in vessel operations. This is a foundational role in maritime operations, often serving as a stepping stone to more specialized positions.
Deckhand on Commercial Vessels
Serve on commercial boats, including fishing vessels, ferries, and tour boats, assisting with daily operations, maintenance, and passenger services.
Maintenance Crew on Larger Vessels
Work on larger ships, such as cruise liners or cargo ships, as part of the maintenance team, ensuring the vessel is kept in optimal condition.
Marine Tourism Assistant
Support operations in marine tourism ventures, such as diving tours, whale watching, or island hopping, ensuring tourists have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Marina or Dock Assistant
Work in marinas or docks, assisting with vessel berthing, maintenance, and providing services to boat owners.
Entry-Level Position on Offshore Platforms
Begin a career in offshore oil or gas platforms, assisting in various operations and gaining experience in the offshore industry.
How to Enrol
Option 1: Call now and speak to our friendly team to discuss the best options for your training.
Option 2: Simply fill out the enquiry form and one of our team will contact you to discuss the next steps and available course dates.
*Fees may vary due to prerequisite qualifications. Contact us for more information on what fee structure you may be eligible for.