Maritime Training

Above and below decks training
Best-practice engine simulators
Comprehensive navigation simulators
Industry-relevant and recognised courses
Dedicated and experienced trainers

Fisheries Training

Certificate III Fisheries Compliance course
Industry-focused student outcomes
Industry-engaged course development

Maritime Industry Pathway

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

$500 OFF! - STCW Courses Discount Announced

The Academy is announcing a $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 2014 course before June 30, a $500 price reduction to only $2700 will be offered.

Welcome to our website!

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 2014 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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The Australian Maritime & Fisheries Academy (AMFA) is a global leader in the delivery of maritime, fishing and seafood industry-specific development and education programs. Courses run by AMFA cover all aspects of marine learning, from basic safety courses to skippering a large commercial vessel. read more


The three Adelaide-based AMFA boats in front of the Academy's Port Adelaide campus. Photo courtesy of Mark Churchman.


May 2013 Coxswain students course during the engineering component of the course.

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New Training Package Changes MED Courses
New Fire Training Facility for the Academy
Your Education and Your Licence: A Guide
Simulator Key to Safe Learning
Updated 2014 Timetable Released
STCW Security Awareness Training Approved
New Academy training vessel arrives
New lifeboat arrives at the Academy
Important update for Cert II students


There is accommodaiton available in Port Adelaide. Visit for details.

Changes to 2014 Courses

The Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy has announced some changes to the 2014 programme. The March Coxswain course has been moved forward a week and the first two Master 4 courses have changed.

For more information, download the programme.

2014 Timetable Out Now!

The 2014 Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy course programme has now been released. Download

STCW SAT now approved

The Academy has been approved to deliver the STCW Security Awareness Training component of the Certificate of Safety Training from August 2013. This makes the course an 8-day course with the extra day's training for the Security Awareness.courses_linkread more


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Academy is an approved Skills for All provider
The Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy is an approved provider of training under the State Government's Skills for All initiative. Contact AMFA for details about courses.

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