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Revision of Sea Survival and Sea Safety unit standard






Sea Survival and Sea Safety



Competenz has completed the revision of the unit standard listed above.


Date new version published                                                             April 2016


Planned review date                                                                           December 2020





This revision was carried out after feedback from industry stakeholders indicated the unit standard content did not align with the international competencies required for learners at this level.  Consultation as part of this revision has correctly realigned the unit standard with international certification requirements which better reflect the credit value.


Main changes


·      The requirement to complete STCW A-VI/6-2 has been removed.

·      The requirement to complete STCW A-VI/4-2 has been removed.

·      The last date for assessment of the superseded version of this unit standards is December 2018.