CSV – Confined Space on a Vessel

Safely Work in and Enter Confined Spaces on a Vessel

ERGT Australia’s Confined Spaces on a Vessel (CSV) course is designed for personnel working on sea vessels who may be required to enter or work in confined spaces. The individuals attending the course will range from new workers to experienced workers in the maritime industry.

This training provides the skills and knowledge required to recognise and work in confined spaces aboard vessels. This applies to all maritime employees who could be required to work in, on or around confined spaces on board a vessel.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit MARF010 Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel are:

  • Identify confined spaces and their regulatory framework
  • Assess confined space for entry
  • Obtain permission to enter confined space
  • Plan and prepare for entry
  • Apply emergency procedures
  • Conclude confined space operations

Training Standard Pre-requisites
There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.

ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
A current AMSA Basic Safety and Security Awareness certificate in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting STCW Table A-VI/1-2 and MARF008 Prevent and fight fires onboard a vessel


PMAWHS213 Undertake fire control and emergency rescue, and
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus or equivalent

ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT desired skills and knowledge applicable for this course.

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.

Additional Requirements
A Government issued photo identification and valid USI are required for course registration.

Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussion and practical demonstrations. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written and practical assessment.

Skills Maintenance
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.

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    1 Day

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    Darwin, Melbourne, Perth

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Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:

MARF010 Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel

Also Known as

Confined Spaces CSV

Common Occupations

Integrated Rating, Marine Engineer, Master, Deck Officer, Chief Marine Engineer, Chief Integrated Rating, Chief Mate


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