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Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) Skill Set

State ID: IAC96

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Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

The Elements of Shipboard Safety Skill Set forms a crucial part of all maritime qualifications offered from Coxswain Grade II, Coxswain, Master 24 and MED II. This three-day course covers all of the important emergency procedures required to survive at sea if disaster strikes. The course is intensive, rigorous and physically demanding.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Swim short distances while fully clothed and wearing shoes without the aid of a life jacket
  • Launch a life raft, right an inverted life-raft, climb into the life raft and assist other survivors
  • Successfully use flares, EPRIBS and other emergency equipment
  • Follow evacuation procedures to abandon ship and use survival techniques such as HELP (Heat Escape Lessening Position)
  • Use correct fire extinguisher to extinguish a fire type such as oil fire, electrical fire or plastic fire
  • Understand and practice OS&H workplace procedures

Entrance Requirements

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Students must be able to swim 100 metres unaided to undertake this course.

How to apply

To apply please contact North Regional TAFE on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au, drop into your local campus, or complete the online Course enquiry form at the bottom of the page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2020

Broome Campus - 26 - 28 October, 2020

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 3 days
When 26 - 28 October, 2020
Where Broome Campus
How Face-to-face classroom delivery
Fee

Full fee: $311.75
Concession: 136.19

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Broome Campus - 25 - 27 November, 2020

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 3 days
When 25 - 27 November, 2020
Where Broome Campus
How Face-to-face classroom delivery
Fee

Full fee: $311.75
Concession: 136.19

Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Page last updated September 18, 2020