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Best-practice engine simulators
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Certificate III Fisheries Compliance course
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Industry-engaged course development

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Entry-level courses approved for SACE
Progression to university-level courses
Wide-ranging experiential training
Pathway to careers in the Navy
Pathway to careers in the bluewater fleet

Extra Courses Programmed for Both Campuses

Increased demand for Coxswain, Elements of Shipboard Safety and Marine Radio courses has meant that we have added courses in Port Adelaide and Port Lincoln.

A full Coxswain, Elements and Marine Radio suite of courses has been added to the Port Lincoln progamme starting with the Coxswain course on May 16, the Marine Radio course starting on May 30 and the Elements of Shipboard Safety course starts on June 1. Contact our Port Lincoln Office to book your place on these courses before they fill up.

An additional Master<35m (old Master 4) course has been added to the Port Adelaide programme to meet demand. The course starts on May 30 and is scheduled to finish on Jul 22. Contact the Port Adelaide campus to book you place on this course while there are still place available.

An extra Elements of Shipboard Safety course has also been added to the Port Adelaide programme. This 3-day course is scheduled for June 20 and will finish on June 22. Contact the Port Adelaide campus to book you place on this course as soon as possible.


Fisheries Compliance : 2016 Register of Interest

If you are interested in participating in the 2016 Certificate III in Fisheries Compliance course, please email your contact details and resumé to Maureen at to register your interest. Keep an eye on this website later in the year for details of the when the course will run.

$500 OFF! - STCW Courses Discount Extended

The Academy has extended the $500 price reduction for the STCW 2010 Certificate of Safety set of courses. The fee for CoST course contaning PSSR, PST FPFF and SAT is normally $3200 but for anyone booking a 2016 course, a $500 price reduction to only $2700 will be offered.

STCW2010 students prepare for the fire fighting component of the Certificate of Safety Training course on the Academy's fire training vessel KC Campbell.

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Welcome to the Academy's website which provides a comprehensive look at the Academy and the educational and business services we offer.

The Academy is an approved Skills for All training provider. All prospective students should visit the Skills for All website for information. Students should also be aware of the important information about Certificate II courses. You can read more here.

The 2016 course timetable is now available for download. Places are limited on all courses so I encourage prospective students to complete an enrolment form early.

Bob Miller
Chief Executive Officer

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STCW2010 students undertaking fire fighting training on board the KC Campbell.

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