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MAR60120 Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering (Class 1) (Engineer Class 1 (Motor))

National ID: MAR60120 State ID: AC38
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This qualification is suitable for people who work as an Engineer Class 1 in the maritime industry on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of any propulsion power in any operating area. This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as an Engineer Class 1 as described in Marine Orders 70-73 (2014) under the Navigation Act 2012. People seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Required short courses: 

  • Medical First Aid
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft
  • Advanced Fire Fighting

 

  • operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts
  • monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements
  • manage safety and security of vessel, crew and passengers
  • provide leadership and managerial capability
  • apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology
  • apply advanced principles of marine engineering thermodynamics
  • apply advanced principles of marine mechanics
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automation
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systems
Half-price

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

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

Prospective students should hold a Diploma of Marine Engineering (Engineer Watchkeeper).

Attendance in class

This course is delivered in class over 2 semesters. 

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research. 

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

Work placement

Work placement is not a requirement of this course.

What you need

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, pencil, exercise book, eraser, folder for notebooks and handouts) and wear enclosed footwear.

Become a specialist in your field with university study

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. SM TAFE recommends students discuss credit points with the university or college of their choice at the time of graduation.

Australian Maritime College

This course has a study pathway with the Australian Maritime College(opens in a new tab)  as of November 2021.

  • Australian Maritime College - Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering) - two core units and four elective units, delivered in Launceston or online
Unit code Unit name Semester
JND307 (core) Human Factors and Risk Management in the Maritime Industry Semester 1
JNB359 (core) Transport Research Project Semester 2
JNB225 Logistics Management Semester 1
JNB364 International Freight Management Semester 1
JNB357 Global Procurement Semester 1
JNB330 Supply Chain Management Semester 2
JNB204 Port and Terminal Management Semester 2
JNB258 Warehousing and Distribution Semester 2

 

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Semester 1, 2023

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Fremantle
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $549.25 $1,749.25
Concession $400.00 $549.25 $949.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Fremantle
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $544.75 $1,744.75
Concession $400.00 $544.75 $944.75

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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