No Smoking - No smoking is permitted anywhere on the training premises including the car park. This is a requirement of our lease to occupy the premises and will be strictly enforced.
Men must be clean shaven with no facial hair -In order to complete the Self Contained breathing Apparatus (SCBA) training men must be clean shaven and have no facial hair at all. Otherwise a good mask seal is not possible and the SCBA cannot be properly operated.
Being late for classes - Our AMSA Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) comprises four short courses - Fire, PST, PSSR and First Aid. AMSA require that all candidates for the CoST attend the whole of each course. Any person arriving at the training centre more than 5 minutes late may at the Principal's discretion be disqualified from that course, no statement of attainment will be issued for that course and no refund will be offered. Students who are disqualified from a course can apply to attend a future delivery of the course subject to their payment of the full course fee for the second attendance.
Additional AMSA Fee - This course is accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework and is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). On successful completion of the course you will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment. In order to receive an AMSA Certificate of Safety Training (STCW95 Basic Safety Training Certificate) you must complete an AMSA application form (AMSA 63 which can be downloaded from AMSA's website) and attach an authenticated id and passport photo and the AMSA application fee of $155 for the certificate issue. You should allow at least 21 days for that to be sent out.
First Aid On-Line Learning - Successful completion of additional our onlineFirst Aid learning (included in the cost of the course) must be completed prior to course attendance. The means of accessing the on-line learning website will be advised following your enrolment.
First Aid RPL - If you have a current Apply First Aid Certificate then you can apply to MCT for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If MCT accepts your Apply First Aid and CPR certificates as having been issued within two months of the course commencement then you do not need to attend the First Aid part of the course. However, there would be no fee deduction. Otherwise you must complete the on-line learning and the classroom training and assessments as part of the RPL process and there will be no fee deduction.
What to Wear - Please wear modest clothes at all times during your attendance on this course. You must wear long pants and a long sleeved top preferably of natural fibres for your safety for the practical fire fighting (Saturday and Sunday). Bring a change of clothes if you wish as you will get hot and sweaty during the practical! Please note that clothing may get dirty and wet. It is an AMSA requirement and you will be disqualified from Personal Survival Techniques (PST) part of the course unless you wear long legged pants and a long sleeved top with sandshoes or sneakers in the pool. Please note that clothing will get wet.
What to Bring - A writing pad and a black pen. Please bring your drivers licence or passport or other photo ID acceptable to MCT as proof of your identity. Your photo ID will be scanned and an image retained for our records on the first day. Please keep a note of the photo ID number for completing forms on the other days.
Food - Bring your own lunch. Coffee and Tea are provided at no charge. Softdrinks can be purchased at the training centre.
Parking - Ample parking is available
Disruptive Behaviour - A warning will be given to students who behave in a disruptive manner during classroom training or who fail to follow the instructor's directions during the practical parts of the course. If a student continues to act in a disruptive manner then that student will be expelled from the course and no refund will be given.
Drug and Alcohol consumption - The taking of non-prescription drugs and alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the training premises or the car park. Any student found to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be disqualified from the course and no refund will be given.