Skill set details

MARSS00008 - Shipboard Safety Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to MARSS00003 - Shipboard Safety Skill Set 06/Oct/2013

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 4) 27/Oct/2020
(View details for release 3) 09/Jul/2018
(View details for release 2) 27/Feb/2015
1 (this release) 07/Oct/2013

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Modification History

Release 1. New Skill Set.

The MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set is equivalent to the MARSS00003 Shipboard Safety Skill Set.


This Skill Set reflects the work required by people who need an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate.

Pathways Information

The MAR Shipboard Safety Skill Set is part of the MAR Maritime Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Readers should ensure that they have also read the part of the Training Package that outlines licensing and regulatory requirements.

Skill Set Requirements


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

Target Group

People interested in the AMSA Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

The MAR Shipboard Safety Skill Set is from the MAR Maritime Training Package and meets some of the industry requirements for the AMSA Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

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