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AMSA’S NEW ORAL PROCESSThere have been changes to Low Complexity Marine Licences with the introduction of the AMSA AMPA and the issuing of the interim certificate of competency. As of 1st July 2018  AMSA will no longer be conducting oral examination for these licences, <em><strong>ONLY Colleges who have been approved by AMSA</strong> </em>to conducted these new AMSA Mandated Practical Assessments (AMPA) can conduct these, a full list of approved colleges can be located <a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/training-organisations-and-courses/final-assessors-low-complexity” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/training-organisations-and-courses/final-assessors-low-complexity”><span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”>here</span>.</a>Visit the AMSA links to read about the new AMSA AMPA process for each of the low complexity licences, <span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/coxswain-grade-1-near-coastal” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/coxswain-grade-1-near-coastal”>Coxswain</a></span>, <span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/master-less-24-metres-near-coastal#15348″ data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/master-less-24-metres-near-coastal#15348″>Master <24M</a></span>, <span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-3-near-coastal” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-3-near-coastal”>MED 3</a></span>, <span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-2-near-coastal” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-2-near-coastal”>MED 2</a></span>.<em><strong>ECA MARITIME COLLEGE STUDENTS enrolled in a face to face class</strong></em></p><br />
<li>Will be able to complete an AMPA during the course</li><br />
<li>Pay the additional fee of $285 +gst ($313.50)</li><br />
<p>You will be eligible to receive an Interim Certificate of Competency should you present a completed <a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms/certificate-competency-application” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms/certificate-competency-application”><span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”>AMSA application</span>.</a><em><strong>ECA MARITIME COLLEGE STUDENTS enrolled in one of our remote courses;</strong></em></p><br />
<li>The students will be required to attend the Brisbane facility to complete their 2 day AMPA workshop.</li><br />
<li>Pay the additional fee of $485 + gst ($533.50)</li><br />
<p>You will be eligible to receive an Interim Certificate of Competency should you present a completed <span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms/certificate-competency-application” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms/certificate-competency-application”>AMSA application.</a></span><em><strong>AMPA FOR EXTERNAL STUDENTS who have not completed a course at ECA Maritime College;</strong></em></p><br />
<li>Present your RTO Certificate of Completion and</li><br />
<li>Complete a 2 day AMPA workshop</li><br />
<li>Pay the additional fee of $485 + gst ($533.50)</li><br />
<p><strong style=”font-style: italic;” data-mce-style=”font-style: italic;”>You will not be eligible to receive an Interim Certificate of Competency</strong>. You will be presented with your completed AMPA and need to complete the <a href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms/certificate-competency-application” data-mce-href=”https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms/certificate-competency-application”>AMSA application.</a><span style=”text-decoration: underline;” data-mce-style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”https://ecamaritimecollege.edu.au/contact/” data-mce-href=”https://ecamaritimecollege.edu.au/contact/”>Contact us</a></span> if you have any questions.<br />

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