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Start your career on the water with this mandatory safety short course. Become qualified to work on domestic commercial vessels or luxury yachts in Maldivian and international waters.
Start your career on the water with this safety short course. Become qualified to work on domestic commercial vessels or luxury yachts in Maldives and international waters.
This course will give you the skills to follow security procedures, prevent and fight fires on a ship, and survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment. Our highly experienced team of industry professionals will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to confidently adhere to safety requirements in a maritime environment.
Successful completion of this certification enables holders to work on board commercial vessels and luxury yachts in Maldivian and International waters.
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|Our courses are delivered by passionate experts with years of experience in the marine industry. Our teachers understand the practicalities of working in a marine environment.||We take our lessons out of the classroom and into the field. Our industry standard Great Barrier Reef International Marine College prepares you for anything you might experience on the job in a simulated environment, under the careful guidance of expert teachers.|
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units from the list below.
|UNIT NAME||Unit description|
|Follow vessel security procedures||This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to recognise and report security threats.|
|Observe personal safety and social responsibility||This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the safety management system processes where there is responsibility for own work outputs|
|Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel||This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to prevent fires and to respond effectively to any fire emergency on board a vessel.|
|Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment||This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment.|
Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses
It is highly recommended that students are aged 16 or older by the course commencement date.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all ixcel campus.
You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks after enrolment, during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the Ixcel library network. It is also recommended that you have access to the Maldivian Maritime Safety Authority Guidance Notes.
You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. For Elements of Shipboard Safety this includes having access to and wearing appropriate attire including non synthetic/flammable clothing, safety glasses, and enclosed shoes. You will not be permitted to attend any classes without appropriate footwear. For wet drills you also require clothes to get wet in (similar to work clothes, but no wet suits), a second set of clothes (to change into), a towel, sunscreen, and hat. For fire drills you require a long sleeve shirt, long pants, sunglasses and enclosed shoes.
You will need to provide the following:
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at Ixcel, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at IXCEL.
An educator will directly observe your performance of activities in a real or simulated workplace, role play or exercise, or a demonstration of practical skills.
Written assessments can take a number of forms including case studies, assignments, projects, workbooks, presentations, reports, reflective tasks, self evaluation, and research projects. Your educator will indicate what kind of written assessment you are expected to submit for each unit.
Questioning could take the form of written question and answers, such as examinations, tests or online quizzes. It could also be spoken questions and answers.
A portfolio is a collection of evidence of your skills. This could include collections of samples of your work, observation checklists, third-party reports, products with supporting documentation, historical evidence, training records, and journals, logbooks or work diaries.
Work samples are products or items that you produce during your studies or project work.
Third-party feedback is information we gather from the people training or supervising you throughout your studies. Examples of things we might gather include: interviews with employers, supervisors or peers; testimonials, reports or references from employers or supervisors; evidence of workplace training or vocational placement; and peer observation.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however IXCEL policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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