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MAR60315 Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited)

National ID: MAR60315 | State ID: AWN9

This certificate allows you to perform the duties or functions of Master, Chief mate or Watchkeeper deck officer on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.

Holding a Watchkeeper deck or Master less than 500 GT certificate of competency may allow you to receive up to 15 units credit or recognition of prior learning with continued sea service and competencies. This may potentially reduce the duration of the course up to 14 weeks.

In addition to successful completion of Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Meet medical test requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service as an officer in charge of a navigational watch in accordance with AMSA requirements, see link below.
  • Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

Refer to the following information from the AMSA website for further details. 

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Phone: (02) 6279 5000 (8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday EST) or visit the website

2020 dates

This qualification runs for a duration between 27 and 40 weeks. 

  • Semester 1, week commencing 3 February
  • Semester 2, week commencing 20 July 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
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
Job opportunities

 

  • This qualification is aligned to the educational requirement for certification as a Master Unlimited as described in Marine Orders Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications (Version 6) under the Navigation Act 1912

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • University

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Semester 1

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semesters
When Semester 1
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semesters
When Semester 2
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

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Page last updated October 22, 2020