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AMSA Approved Maritime Safety Programs in Perth and Melbourne, Australia

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Established in 1994, ERGT Australia is a Registered Training Organization and provides safety, survival and emergency response training for high risk industries. ERGT Australia provides a professional, engaging and safe training service using simulated environments to develop skills and behaviors that address safety-critical industry needs.

Through its three Safety and Emergency Response Training Centers in Jandakot, Darwin and Melbourne, ERGT is well positioned to service the Oil & Gas sector as well as other high risk industries. All centers immerse trainees in a realistic offshore environment to best prepare workers for the Oil & Gas industry. ERGT also operates four training centers in eastern Victoria for Esso Australia, and provides training for other commercial clients using these specialized facilities.

ERGT courses in Maritime Safety area service Seafarers working on board vessels in Australian waters who must hold and maintain certain certificates under the STCW Convention and 2010 Manila amendments. ERGT’s ability to uphold the highest standards in safety & emergency training in Oil & Gas industries for over 21 years has been transferred to the Maritime industry.

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Training Programs


Maritime Safety Courses

  • AMSA Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (AMSA FPFF) (3 days): The purpose of this course is to train participants in the operation of firefighting equipment, minimizing the risk of fire, and responding to fire incidents in the event of a fire on board a vessel.
  • AMSA Certificate Personal Survival Techniques (AMSA PST) (1.5 days): This course covers training in personal survival techniques and is based on the provisions of table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code. This course is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training, which is the mandatory minimum requirement in order to serve on board vessels in international waters.
  • STCW Certificate of Safety Training (CoST or Basic Safety Training) (7 days): The International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers 1978 (STCW Convention) requires personnel working on board vessels in Australian waters to hold an AMSA endorsed Certificate of Safety Training.
  • STCW Certificate of Competency (Continued Competence) (3 days): Seafarers that hold an existing Certificate of Competency, and meet the mandatory onboard training and experience are required to demonstrate continued competency under the STCW convention. The Certificate of Safety Training Continued Competence is made up of - Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Table A-VI/1-1) ; Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Table A-VI/1-2) ; Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft (STCW Table A-VI/2-1) ; and Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW Table VI/3).
  • STCW Certificate of Safety Training (Continued Competence) (2 days): Seafarers that hold an AMSA Certificate of Proficiency as Rating and meet the mandatory onboard training and experience are required to demonstrate continued competency under the STCW convention. The Certificate of Proficiency Continued Competence is made up of - Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Table A-VI/1-1) ; Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Table A-VI/1-2) ; and Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft (STCW Table A-VI/2-1).
  • STCW Certificate of Safety Training (Continued Competence) (1 day): Seafarers that hold an existing CoST, and meet the mandatory onboard training and experience are required to demonstrate continued competency under the STCW convention. The Certificate of Safety Training Continued Competence is made up of - Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-1) ; and Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-2)
  • Command the Operations of Survival Craft (COSC) (2 days): This course develops competency in the principles involved in the launching, handling and recovery of survival craft, the factors needing to be taken into account during the operation of survival craft in various types of weather, how to control hazards arising from abandonment, and how to respond to common problems when abandoning. This course is designed for individuals who require totally enclosed motor propelled survival craft (TEMPSC) competency to undertake TEMPSC coxswain roles in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Confined Spaces on a Vessel (CSV) (1 day): This course develops skills and knowledge required to enter and work safely in confined spaces on a vessel. The course is designed for Seafarers to all maritime employees who could be required to work in, on or around confined spaces on board a vessel.
  • Carry Out Fast Rescue Craft Operations (FRC) (3 days): This course aims to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively launch, operate and recover a Fast Rescue Craft. FRC provides training in maintaining and preparing FRC for operations, responding to crew emergencies and locating and retrieving casualties as well as providing all the required skills, such as deployment and signaling.
  • Fast Rescue Craft Continued Competence (FRC CC) (1 day): This course is designed for personnel working on sea vessels who require refresher of proficiency in fast rescue boats (STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-2 Fast Rescue Boat Continued Competence). The course aims to provide continued competence in the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively launch, operate and recover a Fast Rescue Craft.

Other Courses

  • Oil & Gas Training
  • OPTIO Courses
  • Core Safety Programs
  • Applied Safety Courses
  • Incidence Response Training
  • Safety Leadership Programs
  • Incidence Management Training

LAST UPDATED ON August 17, 2018

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