COSC SIM – Command Operations of Survival Craft Simulator
ERGT Australia’s Command the Operation of Survival Craft (COSC SIM) is designed for people who require the skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency situation where there is need for them to abandon the facility, operate a totally enclosed motor propelled survival craft (TEMPSC) and survive at sea for a period of time. This course is conducted using a lifeboat simulator.
This course is designed for individuals working on offshore installations and facilities who require TEMPSC competency to undertake TEMPSC coxswain roles in the Oil and Gas industry.
This course is available through corporate group bookings at our Melbourne Safety Training Centre. Please enquire for more information.
The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit PMAWHS312 Command the operation of survival craft are:
- Control muster
- Conduct organised deployment of TEMPSC
- Provide leadership in TEMPSC deployment of welfare of personnel
- Control hazards
- Respond to problems
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
It is recommended, but not mandatory, that Trainees work as fulltime employees and have been identified to command a survival craft, will have existing skills and knowledge in:
- Identifying hazards and applying control measures according to procedures
- Reading, interpreting and adhering to company safe working procedures, work instructions, mustering procedures and standard operating procedures
- Off shore facility emergency response plans and procedures, company evacuation procedures and response to alarms
- The location of safety equipment and survival craft such as a Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Safety Craft (TEMPSC) on board an offshore facility
- Inherent leadership skills so that they have the ability to command a survival craft
Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
A government issued photo identification and valid USI are required for course registration.
Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, activities and participant discussion as well as practical components using a simulator and training props. Assessment is conducted through direct observations & practical exercises.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.