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DIPLOMA OF MARITIME OPERATIONS (WATCHKEEPER DECK)

National ID: MAR50315 | State ID: AWO1

 

This marine course is aligned to the educational requirements for certification as Deck Watchkeeper as described in Marine Orders - Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications (Version 6) under the Australian Navigation Act 1912. A history of sea time/service on board a vessel will be required to obtain a certificate of competency from AMSA.

There are two pathways into the course:

The Deck Watchkeeper qualification allows the holder to sail as Deck Watchkeeper on unlimited vessel size and in unlimited areas. Entry via deck-cadet or integrated rating pathway. 

The Master < 500GT / Deck Watchkeeper is an international qualification. Holders commonly work in the offshore Oil rig Industry, Merchant ocean going vessels, large charter vessels, Large 'White Boat' yacht Industry, tugs, Sailing ships etc.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 2 semesters, which equates to 12 months full-time study.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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  • This marine course is aligned to the educational requirements for certification as Deck Watchkeeper as described in Marine Orders - Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications (Version 6) under the Australian Navigation Act 1912. A history of sea time/service on board a vessel will be required to obtain a certificate of competency from AMSA.

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

Further study opportunities:

  • MAR60315 Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited), State ID AWN9
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Where Maritime
Duration

2018 Dates:

  • Contact Maritime for latest dates
HowFlexible
Full Time (On Campus)
On The Job
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

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.

International students

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 

Units

Block 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Provide leadership to crewMARG004WH847
Block 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Control safe access to and on vesselMARF012WH840
Ensure compliance with environmental management legislationMARJ003WH862
Inspect and report defects and damage to vesselMARJ004WH863
Maintain seaworthiness of a vesselMARN005WH881
Perform basic vessel manoeuvresMARK004WH867
Respond to emergenciesMARF014WH842
Transmit and receive information by visual signallingMARO004WH885
Block 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain vessel stabilityMARA005WH792
Manage loading, unloading and stowage of cargoMARA010AVE01
Work safely in confined spaces on a vesselMARF010WH838
Block 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan and conduct a passageMARH008WH855
Block 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain a safe navigational watchMARO002WH883
Use bridge equipment to determine vessel positionMARH010WH857
Certificate of Safety Training
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Follow vessel security proceduresMARF003WH831
Observe personal safety and social responsibilityMARF006WH834
Prevent and fight fires on board a vesselMARF008WH836
Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonmentMARF009WH837
Safety Short Courses
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vesselMARF011WH839
Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliancesMARF007WH835
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide medical first aid on board a vesselMARF013WH841
Transmit and receive information by the global maritime distress and safety systemMARO003WH884
Simulator Short Courses
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply maritime resource management principlesMARF022AUG83
Use an electronic chart display and information system to navigate safelyMARH009WH856
How to apply

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

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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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

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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