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Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)

National ID: MAR30116 | State ID: AZO7

 

The Integrated Rating (IR) course is an entry-level qualification to equip new entrants into the maritime industry with practical skills and knowledge in general shipboard operations of merchant ships. This course is the AMSA approved pre-sea training course required (along with the AMSA required sea service) for issuance of the AMSA Integrated Rating Certificate of Proficiency.

Integrated ratings steer a vessel under the direction of the officer of the watch and work in the engine room under the direction of engineering officers.

The following provides a summary of the requirements to perform duties as part of an Integrated Rating Certificate of Proficiency. This certificate is issued under Marine Order 70 (Seafarer certification) 2014 and Marine Order 73 (Ratings) 2014, made under the Navigation Act 2012, which replaces Marine Order 3 (Seagoing qualifications) 2004.

AMSA Certification will require achievement of the MAR30116 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating), sea-service, an AMSA Certificate of Medical Fitness and completion of a series of 5 AMSA task books; people seeking certification should check the requirements with AMSA.

Integrated Ratings are responsible for:

  • assisting with cargo operations
  • conducting engine and navigational watches
  • assisting in berthing and unberthing
  • providing general deck operational assistance and maintain documentation.
  • general servicing and maintenance of the ship and its machinery.
  • maintain cleanliness of decks and structures
  • steering the ship under supervision
  • splicing ropes and wires.

As with any career at sea, being an IR will involve being away from home for weeks at a time, carrying out shift work in all weather, duties performed include working in extreme heat, confined space, extreme noise and adverse weather conditions, and also may involve working safely with hazardous materials.

Course content:

Overview of the Shipping Industry

  • Shipboard Operations and Watchkeeping
  • Ship Maintenance
  • Marine Rigging / Ropework
  • Deck Machinery
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats
  • Certificate of Safety Training (COST)
  • Provide First Aid
  • Cargo
  • Enclosed Spaces
  • Main Propulsion
  • Ancillary Systems
  • Marine Radio
  • Perform dogging on board a vessel
  • Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • Use and care for hand & power tools

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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  • Integrated ratings steer a vessel under the direction of the officer of the watch and work in the engine room under the direction of engineering officers.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • MAR50315 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck), State ID AWO1
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Where Maritime
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2018 Dates:

  • 16/7/18 - approx.12/10/18 (TBA)
HowFull Time (On Campus)
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

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Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

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This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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