The Maritime Training Package (Release 6.0) has been endorsed for implementation.
The revised Training Package now provides pathways for seafarers to obtain Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification required for specific job roles.
Thirteen new Skill Sets and 15 new Units of Competency were developed to enable the safe operation of vessels and incorporate specialised regulatory requirements regarding operations of chemical, liquefied gas and oil tankers, vessels operating in polar waters, gas and low flashpoint fuel vessels and ship security.
The approved Training Package materials are now available on training.gov.au.
This release includes the below listed projects: