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

National ID MAR60120 State ID AC38
Become a Class 1 Engineer in the Maritime Industry

Elevate your maritime career to Chief Marine Engineer status in international waters with this comprehensive qualification.

Guided by experienced maritime specialists, master the leadership of engine room operations, including machinery and engineering equipment. This qualification, meeting AMSA standards, is ideal for those aiming for Engineer Class 1 roles on ships worldwide.

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ship's engineer examining engine

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

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.

CampusesFremantle.

When Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

Advance to one of the top tier roles in the maritime industry and become a Chief Marine Engineer in international waters.

Forge your career in marine engineering and be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are maritime specialists, as you learn to lead the operations of engine room machinery and all engineering equipment throughout a vessel, to ensure a safe and smooth journey at sea.

Grow practical knowledge of how to operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts; apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology, mechanics and control systems, learn managing safety of a vessel, crew and passengers and grow your leadership and managerial capability.

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.

Visit the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) website(opens in a new tab) for details regarding required sea service and certification requirements.

Learn in specialist facilities

Situated in the port city of Fremantle, SM TAFE’s Fremantle campus includes some of the most comprehensive facilities for training in the country, with advanced training equipment and highly experienced and qualified lecturing staff. SM TAFE’s maritime training integrates simulator technology, a fleet of three vessels, biological and computing laboratories, along with engineering, seamanship and aquaculture workshops.

You can learn real-world skills in the ship, bridge and engineering simulator training suite and become job ready for your role. The technology used features the most advanced mathematical modelling and shipping databases in the world and the hardware replicates the current equipment installed on seagoing ships.

 

  • 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

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Fremantle
How On Campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,761.00
(Tuition fee* $1,200.00 + Resource fee $561.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $961.00
(Tuition fee* $400.00 + Resource fee $561.00 )

Units and fees

Semester 1, 2024

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
MARD006 Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARF045 Provide leadership and managerial capability $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARL038 Apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL039 Apply advanced principles of marine engineering thermodynamics $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL040 Apply advanced principles of marine mechanics $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL041 Apply advanced principles of trim, stability and stress $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL053 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of ship operations and maintenance $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
Semester 1, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $842.40 $260.75 $1,103.15
Concession $249.60 $260.75 $510.35

Semester 2, 2024

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
MARB044 Operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARF039 Manage safety and security of vessel, crew and passengers $72.90 $21.60 $76.75
MARL047 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARL048 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and systems $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL049 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automation $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL050 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL051 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systems $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
Semester 2, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $769.50 $300.25 $1,069.75
Concession $228.00 $300.25 $528.25

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, 2023

Details

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Fremantle
How On Campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,761.00
(Tuition fee* $1,200.00 + Resource fee $561.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $961.00
(Tuition fee* $400.00 + Resource fee $561.00 )

Units and fees

Semester 2, 2023

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
MARB044 Operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARF039 Manage safety and security of vessel, crew and passengers $72.90 $21.60 $76.75
MARL047 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARL048 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and systems $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL049 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automation $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL050 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL051 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systems $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
Semester 2, 2023 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $769.50 $300.25 $1,069.75
Concession $228.00 $300.25 $528.25

Semester 1, 2024

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
MARD006 Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARF045 Provide leadership and managerial capability $56.70 $16.80 $37.25
MARL038 Apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL039 Apply advanced principles of marine engineering thermodynamics $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL040 Apply advanced principles of marine mechanics $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL041 Apply advanced principles of trim, stability and stress $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
MARL053 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of ship operations and maintenance $145.80 $43.20 $37.25
Semester 1, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $842.40 $260.75 $1,103.15
Concession $249.60 $260.75 $510.35

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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