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Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Our Aerospace courses are tailored specifically to give you a solid understanding of the practices and requirements of the aviation and logistics industries. Our Jandakot campus features the AeroSpace Training Centre, which includes a 1,500 square metre hangar facility that houses a variety of aircraft including SM TAFE's very own Boeing 737.

Our Maritime and Logistics courses are offered through a wide variety of specialty short courses, award courses and traineeships that are aligned specifically to meet the needs of the industry.  Our specialist Maritime facility features a full mission bridge simulator, training vessels, an engineering workshop and engineering simulators. These skills are also in demand in the exciting and rewarding defence industry

Plan your study pathway in Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics.

Courses in Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Use the filter below to view courses in Aircraft Maintenance, Aquaculture, Aviation Ground Operations, Aviation Management, Cabin Crew, Fishing Operations, Logistics and Warehousing, Maritime and Pilot Studies.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: S0088P
State ID: S0088P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

AMPA Coxswain External

Learn the maritime skills and knowledge to command and operate the engines of a commercial vessel less than 12 metres long and gain your Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate.

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This qualification is for people working in the maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate as a Coxswain Grade 1 NC to command and operate the engines of a vessel less than 12 metres long.

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass this final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency.  The AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) is the practical assessment of your operational skills and knowledge, and knowledge of Australian maritime legislation. 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)

2021 Dates:

  • Term 1, starts 8 March
  • Term 2, starts 21 June
  • Term 3, starts 30 August
  • Term 4, starts 6 December

Course cost:

$875.00

Short course
National ID: S0090P
State ID: S0090P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

AMPA MEDII External

Learn the maritime skills and knowledge to be a chief marine engineer or second marine engineer. Gain the skills to complete the AMSA practical assessment.

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This course is for people wanting to be a chief marine engineer or second marine engineer. 

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final AMPA assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. The AMPA is a practical assessment of o the appropriate operational skills and knowledge, and knowledge of Australian maritime legislation.

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab)

2020 & 2021 Dates

Each course runs for 1.5 days on the following dates.

  • 26 and 27 October 2020
  • 23 and 24 November 2020
  • 7 and 8 December 2020
  • 8 and 9 March 2021
  • 21 and 22 June 2021

Cost: $875

 

Short course
National ID: S0177P
State ID: S0177P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

AMPA Master Under 24m External

Gain the maritime skills and knowledge to master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres long and complete your AMPA assessment. 

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This course is for people wanting to Master on commercial vessels less than 24 metres.

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. 

The AMPA is the practical assessment of the appropriate operational skills and knowledge, and knowledge of Australian maritime legislation. 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab) .  

2020 Dates:

This course runs for 1.5 days on the following dates.

  • 26 and 27 October
  • 23 and 24 November
  • 7 and 8 December

Cost: $875

Short course
National ID: S0159P
State ID: S0159P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Training for Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations

Advanced training in chemical and oil tanker operations for Masters, Chief Engineering and Chief Mates. Provides you with skills and knowledge to meet the relevant AMSA requirements. 

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This advanced training course is for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet the relevant AMSA requirements for:

  • STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 3, Table A-V/1-1-3 |
  • STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2.

Please note you must hold the following prerequisites for entry onto this course and evidence must be provided upon first day of class:

  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate 
  • STCW Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarisation Certificate 

This course is approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Advanced Training for Chemical Tanker Operations  meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 3, Table A-V/1-1-3
  • Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Operations  meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2

2020 & 2021 dates:

This course runs for 5 days at Fremantle campus starting on the following dates.

  • 30 November 2020
  • 12 April 2021

Course Cost: $2000

Short course
National ID: S0023P
State ID: S0023P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Training for Liquified Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

Advanced training in liquified gas tanker cargo operations for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates. Provides you with the skills and knowledge to meet relevant AMSA requirements.

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This course is for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet AMSA requirements for STCW Reg V/1-2 and Code Section A-V/1-2, paragraph 2, Table A-V/1-2-1.

Please note you must hold the following prerequisites for entry into this course and evidence must be provided upon the first day of class:

  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate 
  • STCW Gas Tanker Familiarisation Certificate

This course is  approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-2 and Code Section A-V/1-2, paragraph 2, Table A-V/1-2-1

2020 Dates:

Each course runs for 5 days from these start dates.

  • Monday 7 December

Cost: $2,000

Short course
National ID: S0204P
State ID: S0204P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Training for Liquified Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

Advanced training in liquified gas tanker cargo operations for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates. Provides you with the skills and knowledge to meet relevant AMSA requirements.

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This course is for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates and provides you with the skills and knowledge to meet AMSA requirements for STCW Reg V/1-2 and Code Section A-V/1-2, paragraph 2, Table A-V/1-2-1.

Please note you must hold the following prerequisites for entry into this course and evidence must be provided upon the first day of class:

  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate 
  • STCW Gas Tanker Familiarisation Certificate

This course is approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-2 and Code Section A-V/1-2, paragraph 2, Table A-V/1-2-1

2020 & 2021 dates:

Each course runs for 5 days from these start dates.

  • Monday 7 December 2020
  • Monday 8 March 2021
  • Monday 19 April 2021
  • Monday 31 May 2021

Course cost: $2000

Short course
National ID: S0024P
State ID: S0024P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operations

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This course is for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet AMSA requirements for Table A-V/1-1-3 and STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2.

Please note:

You must hold the following prerequisites for entry onto this course and evidence must be provided upon first day of class: 

  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate  
  • STCW Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarisation Certificate  

This course is  approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course: 

Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Operations meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2 

2021 dates:

  • Term 2, starts 12 April
  • Term 4, starts 29 November

Course Cost: 

$2,000.00  
 

Short course
National ID: MEA20418
State ID: AB67
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Aeroskills (Aeroskills Mechanical Pre-apprenticeship)

Begin your career in aviation maintenance with the Certificate II in Aeroskills. Learn manufacturing hand skills and basic inspection and maintenance skills for various aircraft components.

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Do you want a career in aviation and don't know where to start?

This Qualification is being replaced, new students should apply for the replacement qualification MEA20418 AB67 - Certificate II in Aeroskills (Aeroskills Mechanical Pre-apprenticeship)

When you complete the Certificate II in Aeroskills you open the door to a career in aviation maintenance, working on the advanced technology that flies 8 million people across the world every day, and is a great pathway into an apprenticeship and a Certificate IV in Aeroskills.

The Certificate II in Aeroskills course is designed to deliver both theoretical and practical knowledge enabling you to gain a solid foundation of both the knowledge and skills required to enter into an aviation maintenance career.

The fields of study include; aircraft airframe construction, aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems, aircraft mechanical control systems, maintenance of mechanical components or parts, aircraft avionic fundamentals, aviation industry regulation and standards, aviation maintenance documentation, Work, Safety and Health practices in aviation.

In the workshop, you will learn both manufacturing hand skills and the basic skills relating to the inspection and maintenance of various aircraft components. .

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metro TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate II
National ID: MEA40618
State ID: BDW5
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics)

Let your career soar with the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics). Learn to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot aircraft and electronic aircraft systems.

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Are you looking for an in-demand career looking after the world's most advanced technology?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) you will be looking at an exciting career working on aircraft large and small as an aviation maintenance engineer. Aircraft maintenance is a key skills growth area and your qualifications are in demand worldwide.

You will learn how to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot all manner of aircraft electrical and electronic aircraft systems. This may include instrument and communications systems, power-distribution systems, autopilot and integrated flight systems, and environmental control systems.

The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEA40718
State ID: BDW1
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Work your way towards a career as an aviation maintenance engineer with the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical). Learn how to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot aircraft mechanical systems.

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Are you looking for an in-demand career looking after the world's most advanced technology?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) you will be looking at an exciting career working on aircraft large and small as an aviation maintenance engineer. Aircraft maintenance is a key skills growth area and your qualifications are in demand worldwide.

You will learn how to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot all manner of aircraft mechanical systems. This may include the testing of equipment and ground support equipment and troubleshooting faults, use of computers to obtain maintenance data and to complete documentation, interpreting wiring diagrams and system schematics, removal and installation of aircraft components, and reading drawings relating to maintenance activities.

The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate IV
National ID: SFI20119
State ID: BEI8
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate II in Aquaculture

Learn the core skills and knowledge in this introduction to the aquaculture industry. 

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Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

This qualification is the crucial first step towards an exciting career in aquaculture. This course provides students with a range of core skills and knowledge relevant to working in the aquaculture industry. Graduates go on to further studies or working in a range on environments including onshore aquaculture facilities, offshore culture facilities and the ornamental fish industry.

Gain the following skills and knowledge:

  • Handling and harvesting stock,
  • Preparing stock for live transport,
  • Monitoring stock and environmental conditions,
  • Producing algal cultures, and
  • Working effectively in the seafood industry

Aquaculture is a fast-growing industry. In fact, The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued a report in 2018 stating that ‘aquaculture is fastest growing food production sector worldwide’. Typical entry-level jobs for those holding Certificate II include:

  • Australian and overseas aquaculture farms
  • Hatcheries and nurseries   
  • Live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or 
  • Transporters, pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals 

Study Modes

This course is offered fulltime classroom based in semester one, and offered via blended, flexible delivery in semester two.  This enables remote students or students with other commitments to pursue their passion for aquaculture. Flexible delivery includes 2.5 weeks of compulsory practical classes on campus.

Study in a specialised facility in the maritime heart of Fremantle:

Fremantle campus features extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities, and experienced staff which offers plenty of relevant hands-on opportunities. Our staff have involved students in the culture and applied research projects of many marine and freshwater organisms over the last two decades including species such as abalone, dhufish, yellowtail kingfish, marron and barramundi.

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate II
National ID: SFI50119
State ID: BEJ2
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Aquaculture

Learn the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations for fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries.

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This higher level qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. It is suitable for students that hold a certificate 3 in aquaculture or have substantial aquaculture industry experience.

You will learn skills in:

  • Developing and implementing a breeding strategy
  • Planning ecologically sustainable practices
  • Biosecurity
  • Managing stock health
  • Developing a stock production plan and
  • Managing an aquaculture research trial. 

You will also learn skills in planning and designing a water supply and disposal system, and stock culture systems and structures. You will learn the skills necessary to supervise and manage staff.

The environments in which our graduates work include:

  • aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
  • hatcheries and nurseries
  • live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters
  • pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals

Prospective students should have already achieved, SFI30111 Certificate III in Aquaculture before applying for entry into this qualification.

Diploma
National ID: SFI30119
State ID: AB85
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Aquaculture (Diving Operations)

Expand on your aquaculture skills by upskilling with diving skills. 

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Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

This course is ideal for those looking to expand on the skills and knowledge they gained in Certificate II in Aquaculture. It also comes packed with opportunities to upskill with either boating or diving skills. While a solid foundation in aquatic science is essential, the aquaculture sector prefers to hire staff with additional boating and/or diving qualifications.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills:

  • Care for and maintain fish stocks, culture and holding environments 
  • Installing or constructing stock culture or holding structures and other allied structures
  • Assessing and controlling biosecurity and stock health and treating aquatic stock for diseases
  • Monitoring and maintaining water quality
  • Co-ordinating feeding activities, handling and harvesting operations for aquatic stock
  • Operating high technology water treatment components
  • Implementing emergency procedures, occupational health and safety policies and guidelines

Further skills from the maritime industry

Open Water and Advanced Diving Skill Sets (PADI)
  • Basics of Scuba diving (Open Water)
  • Increase your diving skills and confidence in the water with lots of ocean diving activities
  • Gain more experience in deep diving, and night diving (Advanced)

Accredited diving skills are strongly encouraged for anyone wishing to work in the offshore aquaculture industry.

Specialist facilities in the maritime heart of Fremantle

Our Fremantle campus features a working aquaculture facility with hatchery tanks and filtration systems and is within convenient walking distance to the fishing industry in Fremantle. Our lecturers have a strong relationship with the Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) in the neighbouring facility.

Certificate III
National ID: SFI30119
State ID: AB86
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Aquaculture (Vessel Operations)

Expand on your aquaculture skills with advanced aquaculture knowledge and boating skills.

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Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

This course is ideal for those looking to expand on the skills and knowledge they gained in Certificate II in Aquaculture. It also comes packed with opportunities to upskill with either boating or diving skills. While a solid foundation in aquatic science is essential, the aquaculture sector prefers to hire staff with additional boating and/or diving qualifications.  

You will gain the following knowledge and skills:

  • Care for and maintain fish stocks, culture and holding environments 
  • Installing or constructing stock culture or holding structures and other allied structures
  • Assessing and controlling biosecurity and stock health and treating aquatic stock for diseases
  • Monitoring and maintaining water quality
  • Co-ordinating feeding activities, handling and harvesting operations for aquatic stock
  • Operating high technology water treatment components
  • Implementing emergency procedures, occupational health and safety policies and guidelines

Further skills from the maritime industry

Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)
  • Commanding and operating a vessel less than 12 metres long with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 100 kilowatts

Coxswain's can gain employment in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, aquaculture, fisheries and tourism.

Specialist facilities in the maritime heart of Fremantle

Our Fremantle campus features a working aquaculture facility with hatchery tanks and filtration systems and is within convenient walking distance to the fishing industry in Fremantle. Our lecturers have a strong relationship with the Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) in the neighbouring facility.

Certificate III
National ID: AVI50119
State ID: BES4
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)

Gain aviation management skills to work in commercial or defence flight operations. Learn technical and non-technical aviation skills. 

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Take to the skies in a management role

Prepare for a role in aviation management by lerning how to perform ground operations duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations.

Learn to apply technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge in support of a wide range of aerodrome and air transport operations with autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts within broad but established parameters.

Gain these skills:

  • passenger, charter, cargo, emergency service and government operations

 

Diploma
National ID: AVI40219
State ID: BES3
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision)

Learn how to manage the ground operations for an airport- aircraft refueling, marshalling and customer relations. 

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Are you ready to take-off into the airport or airline industry?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision) you will be on your way to a career managing the ground operations of an airport: aircraft refuelling, customer relations, aircraft marshalling and other ground services. Gain the technical and non-technical aviation skills to operate with autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in operations.

Gain these skills:

  • aviation safety
  • airport environmental control
  • airline and airport operations supervision
  • coordinate accident and emergency procedures
  • identify and respond to health, safety and security issues
  • communicate effectively in the airline and airport working environment
  • operational procedures in the modern aviation industry
  • using technology and processing documents
  • effectively deal with customers

You will gain valuable industry workplace exposure to airport and airline operations, as well as experience in an aviation environment within our fully equipped aircraft hangar facility.

This course has been developed in partnership with the aviation industry, and provides you with a professional, non-flying pathway to an exciting career in aviation.

Previous graduates of this course have found employment with both international and regional airports and within the broader aviation industry.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate IV
National ID: AVI30219
State ID: BER6
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)

Gain the skills to become a flight attendant or cabin crew member. Learn skills such as emergency response, first aid and customer service. 

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Are you ready to let your dreams soar?

When you complete the Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) you will be recruitment-ready for an exciting career as a flight attendant or cabin crew member.

You will gain valuable experience and skills in emergency response drills, first aid, responsible service of alcohol, teamwork and customer service, and preparation for cabin duties. You will gain confidence in dealing with difficult passengers on an aircraft with crew member security training.

This course is specifically designed for those seeking an exciting career as a cabin crew member (flight attendant). This course has been developed in conjunction with commercial airlines and experienced cabin crew training managers to meet current aviation standards and will thoroughly prepare you to be successful in the airline industry.

South Metropolitan TAFE has a Boeing 737 which will be used for the majority of your practical training. The fun begins with practical exercises such as evacuating down a slide, simulated cabin fires with a smoke machine, firefighting, ditching and life raft training. You will have hands on instruction in the full-length cabin with business and economy class seating, fully operational galleys, cabin service equipment and PA system.

Graduates of this course have successfully gained employment with both regional and international airlines as cabin crew members. Students should also be fit and healthy in order to successfully complete the airlines emergency procedure training. A prerequisite for the course is the ability to swim a minimum of 50 metres, unaided and fully clothed. Students must provide a swimming certificate in order to demonstrate they meet the prerequisite and can therefore participate in the water training exercises.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate III
National ID: AVI50219
State ID: BET0
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

Gain the skills and knowledge to become a commercial pilot. 

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Do you have sky-high ambition to be a commercial pilot?

Gain the skills and knowledge to become a commercial pilot.  Learn how to perform normal and emergency commercial pilot duties to work in commercial aviation flight operations.

Learn to apply technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations with autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts and within broad but established parameters.

Diploma
National ID: AVI50319
State ID: BET5
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter)

Gain the skills and knowledge to become a commercial pilot. 

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Reach new heights as a commercial helicopter pilot

Gain the skills and knowledge to become a commercial helicopter pilot. Learn how to perform normal and emergency commercial pilot duties to work in commercial or defence aviation flight operations.

Flight crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations.

Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts and within broad but established parameters.

Diploma
National ID: S0107P
State ID: S0107P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Engineering Revalidation Part C

Revalidate your engineering certificate before it expires.

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If you hold an engineering certificate of competency you should apply to us to revalidate your certificate before it expires, if it has not been suspended or revoked. Whether your certificate is valid, or has expired, the revalidation requirements are the same.

Refer to the AMSA website(opens in a new tab) for further information on revalidation.

Revalidation PART C:

  • Engine and Boiler developments
  • Current technologies
  • Electrical Practical requirements including HV revision 
  • Review of leadership and management skills
  • Review of recent incidents relevant to engineers

NOTE - All revalidation courses have the option for Part A delivered two weeks prior to start of the revalidation course Part C.

2020 dates:

This course is delivered 5 day's on-campus, starting on the below dates.

  • Term 4, starts 16 November

2021 dates:

  • Term 1, starts 8 March
  • Term 2, starts 31 May
  • Term 2, starts 26 April
  • Term 3, starts 2 August
  • Term 3, starts 30 August
  • Term 4, starts 18 October
  • Term 4, starts 15 November
Short course
National ID: SFI20219
State ID: BEI4
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Fishing Operations

Become a deckhand in the fishing industry with this pathway course to commercial fishing, ferries and charter boats.

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Are you ready to start a career working in fishing for seafood?

Become a deckhand in the fishing industry with this pathway course to commercial fishing, operating tourist or charter boats, work boats, ferries and dive boats.

Gain these skills:

  • operation of fishing gear and equipment
  • processing and temperature control of fishing harvests
  • cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessels
  • handling, harvesting and sorting by catch

Specialist facilities in the maritime heart of Fremantle

Fremantle campus is our maritime campus, where students are surrounded by the maritime and commercial fishing industry, and have access to a variety of vessels to develop practical experience. 

Certificate II
National ID: GAA43
State ID: GAA43
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Follow Vessel Security Procedures Skill Set

Security awareness training is mandatory for all seafarers before engaging on board a vessel.

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Under the Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention, it is now mandatory for all seafarers to possess knowledge related to security awareness, before engaging on board a vessel, and to undergo security related training. This course meets the requirements of Regulation V1/6 of the STCW Convention as amended.

  • Maritime security terms and definitions, including elements that may relate to piracy and armed robbery
  • International maritime security policy and responsibilities of governments, companies and persons
  • Maritime security levels and their impact on security measures and procedures aboard ship and in port facilities
  • Security reporting procedures and security related contingency plans
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Recognition of potential security threats, including piracy and armed robbery
  • Recognition of weapons, dangerous substances and devices, and awareness of the damage they can cause
  • Handling of security related information and communications
  • Training, drill and exercise requirements under the relevant conventions, codes and IMO circulars, including those relevant to anti-piracy and anti-robbery

2021 dates

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Skill set
National ID: S0162P
State ID: S0162P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

GMDSS Revalidation

This course is for Master and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet AMSA requirements.

Delivered at:


GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)

This course is structured on a combination of theory and practical exercises using both ‘live to air’ equipment and simulations. It is delivered by fully qualified and accredited lecturers with deck officer or radio officer experience.

This course is for Master and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet Australian Maritime Safety Authority requirements of Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification) 2014, Section25A. 

Please note you must hold the following prerequisites for entry onto this course and evidence must be provided upon first day of class:

  • STCW GMDSS Certificate 

This course is  approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • GMDSS Radio Operators – STCW Code Table A-IV/2

2020 & 2021 Dates

Each course runs for 4 days starting on these dates:

  • Monday 26 October 2020
  • Monday 15 February 2021
  • Monday 10 May 2021

Course cost: $1975

Short course
National ID: HLTSS00067
State ID: AE113
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

Get Skills Ready with infection control skills in the transport and logistics industry.

Delivered at:


Learn to control COVID-19 related infection in transport and logistics

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while in the supply chain of essential goods and services.

Skills can be applied to transport and logistics industry needs such as offices, depots, customer sites, roadside service areas, service centres, distribution centres, client workplaces, commercial buildings, residential buildings, vehicles including public transport vehicles, and yards and storage facilities.  

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Interested in non-transport and logistics infection control skills?

We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:

Requirements of the course

This course includes both online study and on-campus assessment.

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Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

 

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When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

 

 

Help for using our online enrolment:

See our guide for enrolling using our online system (278 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)
   

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 This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is absolutely free for anyone to study. Find out more

Skill set
National ID: TLI21815
State ID: AWU3
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Logistics

Launch your career in an industry that moves everything, as store personnel, forklift driver, or warehouse operator.

Delivered at:


Do you want a globally relevant career in an industry that forms the backbone of the Australian economy?

When you complete the Certificate II in Logistics you will have what it takes to launch a career in an industry that moves everything, as store personnel, forklift driver, or warehouse operator.

You will gain skills and knowledge about occupational health and safety, dangerous goods, purchasing and procurement, contract negotiation, warehousing, inventory control, safety management and workplace occupational health and safety, quality procedures, environmentally sustainable work practices, and customer service.

This course is ideal for new entrants to the transport and logistics industry. This may include already employed junior staff members, currently unqualified staff, or those looking to enter the industry.

Ask us today about the dual pathway that gives you significant course credit in the Certificate II in Warehousing Operations.

On completion you will earn the Certificate II in Logistics, and may also receive course credit and priority placement into our higher level qualifications.

An elective for this qualification is License to Operate a Forklift Truck. This license, combined with this qualification is highly sought after in many organisations.

Certificate II
National ID: TLI32416
State ID: AZQ5
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Online

Certificate III in Logistics

This certificate will give you what it takes to advance your career in warehousing, transport and logistics.

Delivered at:


Do you want a globally relevant career in an industry that forms the backbone of the Australian economy?

When you complete the Certificate III in Logistics, you will have what it takes to advance your career in warehousing, transport and logistics, as a team leader, warehouse operator, inventory controller, or fleet controller.

You will gain skills and knowledge about occupational health and safety, dangerous goods, purchasing and procurement, contract negotiation, warehousing, inventory control, safety management and workplace occupational health and safety, quality procedures, environmentally sustainable work practices, and customer service.

Ask us today about the dual pathway that gives you significant course credit in the Certificate III in Warehousing Operations.

On completion you will earn the Certificate III in Logistics, and may also receive course credit and priority placement into our higher level qualifications.

You will gain skills in the areas of safety management, workplace occupational health and safety, use inventory systems for stocktaking, team leading, staff induction, handling dangerous goods, customer service, receiving and despatching goods, data entry, and managing basic financial transactions and documents.

An elective for this qualification is License to Operate a Forklift Truck. This license, combined with this qualification is highly sought after in many organisations.

Certificate III
National ID: TLI40319
State ID: BFD3
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price^

Certificate IV in Logistics

Have what it takes to handle a supervisory career in supply chain management, distribution centre manager, or logistics supervisor.

Delivered at:


Do you want a globally relevant management career in an industry that forms the backbone of the Australian economy?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Logistics, you will have what it takes to handle a supervisory career in supply chain management, as a team leader, distribution centre manager, contract manager, or logistics supervisor.

You will gain skills in the areas of analysing and evaluating work practices, develop workplace procedures, team leadership, monitoring workplace statistics, managing hazards and risks, monitoring suppliers, staff induction and guidance.

Ask us today about the dual pathway that gives you significant course credit in the Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations.

On completion you will earn the Certificate IV in Logistics, and may also receive course credit and priority placement into our higher level qualifications.

An elective for this qualification is License to Operate a Forklift Truck. This license, combined with this qualification is highly sought after in many organisations.

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate IV
National ID: TLI50219
State ID: BFD7
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Logistics

This diploma focuses on the integrated management of logistics.

Delivered at:


This qualification provides for the integrated management of logistics.  Successful completion will require the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques. It may include participation in teams, including those concerned with planning and evaluation functions.  This course is offered on campus. This course is offered part-time at South Metropolitan TAFE, over 2 semesters which equates to 12 months study.

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Diploma
National ID: AE385
State ID: AE385
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Skill sets

Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set

Delivered at:


Get a career on the move and drive a forklift!  

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in warehousing, transport or logistics and get your forklift licence. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to working as store personnel, a forklift driver, or warehouse operator. 

You will learn how to operate and drive a forklift and carry out deliveries and shift materials safely. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures  
  • Carry out delivery operations 
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods 
  • Operate a forklift (including the licence to operate a forklift truck)    
     

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements (opens in a new tab) and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. See our guide for applying using our online system (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) .   
   

Requirements of the course:

This course includes both online study and on-campus assessment.

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 Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and instructions for getting started studying this course online.

 

 

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 When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

  

 

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 This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

Skill set
National ID: GAA45
State ID: GAA45
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Manage Firefighting and Fire Prevention Activities on Board a Vessel Skill Set

Perform effectively as a key member of an onboard command fire fighting team with this AMSA-approved course.

Delivered at:


This module is an extension of the Basic Fire Fighting unit, and is designed to extend the knowledge and skills of the student, sufficient for the person to perform effectively as a key member of an on-board command fire fighting team.

  • Management of shipboard fire prevention techniques
  • Coordination of tactical fire fighting methods
  • Use/maintenance of fire fighting equipment
  • Fire detection material

Prerequisites:

  • Students must have obtained an AMSA approved Basic Fire Fighting before attending the Advanced Fire course (please provide a copy of your Basic Fire Certificate on the first day of class)
  • AMSA requires that you have FOUR (4) MONTHS BREAK between completing the Basic Fire course and attending the Advanced Fire course. (Contact AMSA for clarification if required, ph: 9430 2100)

This course is  approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Advanced Fire Fighting meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/3 and Code Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3

Please note:

  • Your position will not be confirmed until payment has been received.
  • Course positions are limited. Practical component conducted at ERGT Jandakot. 100% attendance is required.
  • Minimum dress standards apply to campus and ERGT Jandakot attendance: ie closed in shoes be worn (no sandals, thongs or bare feet), neat casual attire.
  • It is not acceptable for clothing displaying pictures and or/messages likely to cause offence to others
  • It is a requirement that men be clean-shaven for the practical components conducted at ERGT Jandakot. Facial hair can affect the sealing capability of the face mask

2020 Dates

Monday 23 November 2020 - 3 days at Fremantle campus, 1 day at ERGT Jandakot 

Course cost: $2340

Skill set
National ID: AUR30516
State ID: BAC8
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate III in Marine Mechanical Technology

Become an apprentice automotive marine technician working on pleasure craft with inboard or outboard motors.

Delivered at:


An apprentice Automotive Technician - Marine Light is involved in working mainly on pleasure craft with inboard or outboard motors, they can be trailer mounted and pull behind a car or moored in the river, ocean or a marina.

Gain these skills:

  • demonstrate knowledge and skills relevant to the various types of marine engines
  • adjust, test and repair engines, transmission, fuel systems, hydraulic steering systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, propellers and boat trailers
  • use testing equipment and/or refer to manufacturers' specifications and manuals - dismantle faulty assemblies, repair or replace worn or damaged parts and reassemble, adjust and test the repaired mechanism
  • perform scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and tune-ups - advise customers on work performed, general vessel conditions and future repair requirements

This apprenticeship training program comprises on and off the job components, with training blocks of four weeks twice a year for 2.5 years. Block release times are negotiated with industry to minimize the impact on peak workplace production. During the block release, all candidates undertake training and assessment and competency results are signed off in the training record book. When the candidate returns to industry, learning is reinforced in the workplace to further develop the candidate’s skills and increase proficiency. The employer also signs off – that the candidate has undertaken tasks in the workplace.

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate III
National ID: MAR20318
State ID: BDU0
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

Become a coxswain in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing, tourism and aquaculture.

Delivered at:


Coxswain's can gain employment in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing, tourism and aquaculture.

This qualification is suitable for people who want to command and operate a vessel less than 12 metres long with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 100 kilowatts. 

In addition to successful completion of Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Meet medical and eyesight test requirements
  • Completed AMSA approved task book or have qualifying sea service
  • Short range operator certificate of proficiency, or equivalent
  • Complete an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab) for the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal). People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority(opens in a new tab) .

2021 Dates:

This course starts in January, allowing students to complete their qualification by mid March. To begin, click the Semester 1 Full Time option below and apply online.

Semester 1
Main body of course: starts 4 January
Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 2 March

Semester 2
Main body of course: starts 28 June
Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 23 August

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate II
National ID: MAR50115
State ID: AVQ1
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeper)

Delivered at:


This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry as an Engineer Watchkeeper on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of any propulsion power in any operating area. This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as an Engineer Watchkeeper by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). People seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Diploma
National ID: MAR30218
State ID: BDU7
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)

An entry-level qualification to equip new entrants into the maritime industry with practical skills and knowledge in general shipboard operations.

Delivered at:


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.

 Integrated Ratings can be 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.

In addition to successful completion of the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating), 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 requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service time, refer to AMSA requirements for more details
  • Hold an approved steering Certificate

Refer to the information provided on the AMSA website(opens in a new tab) for further details. 

2021 Dates:

This course runs for 10 weeks, 5 days a week starting on the following dates.

  • Semester 1, week commencing 1 February
  • Semester 2, week commencing 19 July
     
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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate III
National ID: MAR40518
State ID: BDU5
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

This qualification enables you to become a marine engine driver (motor) as per the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

Delivered at:


This qualification is aligned to the educational requirement for Certification as Marine Engine Driver (Motor) Grade 1 as described in Part D of the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV). The Marine Engine Driver (Motor) Grade 1 Certificate of Competency (CoC) is issued by the appropriate maritime regulatory authority in each state and territory.

A Marine Engine Driver (Motor) Grade 1 Certificate allows a holder to take charge of the machinery on vessels less than:

  • 525kw (35QN) propulsion power engaged in operations in any area; or750kw (50QN) propulsion power engaged in operations up to Australian Coastal - Middle Water Limits (600nm), or
  • 1500kw propulsion power engaged in operations up to Inshore limits (15nm).

This certificate also allows the holder to be second-in-charge of machinery on vessels less than:

  • 525kw (35QN) propulsion power engaged in Australian Coastal - Middle Water Limits (600nm)
  • 750kw (50QN) propulsion power engaged in operations up to Australian Coastal - Middle Water Limits (600nm)
  • 1500kw propulsion power engaged in operations up to Offshore Limits (600nm); or
  • 1500kw propulsion power

Evidence of sea time/service on board a vessel will be required to obtain a Marine Engine Driver (Motor) Grade 1 Certificate of Competency from the Department of Transport. For information on all CoC requirements, please see: http://nationalsystem.amsa.gov.au/factsheets.php

2021 Dates:

  • This course starts in Term 1, week commencing 13 April
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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate IV
National ID: MAR30818
State ID: BDV0
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

Become a chief engineer onboard the required vessels with this AMSA-accredited course.

Delivered at:


This certificate will allow you to work as:

  • Chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 750 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
  • Second engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 1500 kilowatts within the EEZ.
  • Chief or second engineer on a vessel with outboard engines within the EEZ.
  • An assistant under the direct supervision of the chief engineer.
  • In the engine room of a vessel up to 80 meters long with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts.

In addition to successful completion of Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Meet medical and eyesight test requirements
  • Completed AMSA approved task book or have qualifying sea service
  • Complete an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab)

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

Semester 2, 2020 dates:

  • Body of course: starts 4 October
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 8 November

Semester 1, 2021 dates:

  • Body of course: starts 8 March
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 2 March

Semester 2, 2021 dates:

  • Body of course: starts 30 August
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 23 August
     
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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate III
National ID: MAR60215
State ID: AVQ0
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 1)

Delivered at:


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

   

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MAR60115
State ID: AVQ3
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2)

Become a chief engineer or engineer watchkeeper onboard any propulsion power vessel with this AMSA-accredited course.

Delivered at:


This certificate enables you to work as an engineer on any propulsion power vessel in any operating area performing the functions of:

  • Chief engineer officer on ships of any propulsion power in any operating area,
  • First engineer officer (STCW Second engineer) on ships of any propulsion power in any operating area.
  • Engineer watchkeeper on ships of any propulsion power in any operating area.

In addition to successful completion of Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2), 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 time on a vessel greater that 750 Kilowatts propulsion power while holding either an Engineer Class 3 near coastal or unrestricted certificate of competency or an Engineering Watchkeeper certificate of competency.
  • Complete Basic Safety Training including security awareness
  • Pass an Orals Examination

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority: www.amsa.gov.au(opens in a new tab)
   

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MAR50613
State ID: J718
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)

Become a chief engineer onboard a vessel with this AMSA-accredited course.

Delivered at:


This qualification lets you carry out the duties of chief engineer.

This certificate will allow you to work:

  • As chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
  • As chief engineer or second engineer on vessels with outboard engines with unlimited propulsion within the EEZ.
  • As an assistant under the direct supervision of the chief engineer.
  • In the engine room of a vessel up to 80 metres long with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Be at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date
  • Meet medical test and eyesight requirements
  • Hold a Marine engine driver grade 1 near coastal or workshop skill equivalent qualification. 
  • Completed qualifying sea service time on a commercial vessel with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power greater than or equal to 400 kilowatts. Other requirements apply, please refer to AMSA website below for further information
  • Complete Basic Safety Training including security awareness 
  • Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Phone - (02) 6279 5000 (8.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday) or visit the website(opens in a new tab)
  

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Diploma
National ID: MAR60315
State ID: AWN9
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited)

Become a fully-qualified master, chief mate or deck watchkeeper on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.

Delivered at:


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

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(opens in a new tab)

2021 dates TBC

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

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MAR30918
State ID: BDU4
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
Half price^

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to safely operate a commercial vessel of less than 24 metres in length within offshore limits.

Delivered at:


This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to safely operate a commercial vessel of less than 24 metres in length within offshore limits. You will learn skills in shipboard safety, navigation, ship knowledge and vessel operations.

This certificate will allow you to work as:

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 35 metres long within the EEZ
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 80 metres long in inshore waters

In addition to successful completion of Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Meet medical and eyesight test requirements
  • Completed AMSA approved task book or have qualifying sea service
  • Long Range operator certificate of proficiency or equivalent
  • Complete an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA). (opens in a new tab) People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority(opens in a new tab)

2021 Dates:

Semester 1, 2021

  • Body of Course – Part 1 (Passage Planning): starts 12 April 
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 10 May
  • Body of Course – Part 2 (Seamanship and other Skills): starts 17 May

Semester 2, 2021

  • Body of Course – Part 1 (Passage Planning): starts 4 October 
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 1 November
  • Body of Course – Part 2 (Seamanship and other Skills): starts 8 November
       
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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate III
National ID: MAR40618
State ID: BDT9
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
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Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

Become a master, chief mate or watchkeeper on vessels with this AMSA-accredited course.

Delivered at:


This certificate will allow you to work as:

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 35 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
  • Master on vessels up to 80 metres long in inshore waters.
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 80 metres long within the EEZ.

The course runs for 9 to 16 weeks, depending on your Recognition of Prior Learning.

In addition to successful completion of the Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Be at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date
  • Hold either a Master less than 24 metres near coastal or Mate less than 80 metres near coastal certificate of competency.
  • Meet medical test and eyesight requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service time, refer to AMSA requirements for more details
  • Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

Refer to the following information provided on the AMSA website(opens in a new tab)  for further details. 

2021 dates:

  • Term 1 week commencing 1 February 
  • Term 3 week commencing 19 July
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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate IV
National ID: MAR50415
State ID: AWO3
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT)

Become a master, chief mate or watchkeeper on vessels with this AMSA-accredited course.

Delivered at:


This certificate enables you to work as a Master or Chief mate on vessels less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area and as Watchkeeper deck officer on vessels of any gross tonnage and in any operating area.

With this certificate you can perform the duties or functions of:

  • Master or chief mate on ships less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Watchkeeper deck officer on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Master and chief mate on ships less than 3000 gross tonnage in near coastal waters.
  • Able seafarer—deck.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500GT), 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 and eyesight requirements
  • Hold of the following: unrestricted Master less than 24 meter Near coastal Certificate of competency, watchkeeper deck less than 500 GT or unrestricted Master less than 35 meters near coastal. 
  • Completed qualifying sea service time as an officer in charge on a navigation watch. Please refer to AMSA website below for further information
  • Pass an Orals Examination

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(opens in a new tab)

This course runs for 35 weeks.
   

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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 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Diploma
National ID: MAR50315
State ID: AWO1
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Half price in 2021
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)

Become a master, chief mate or watchkeeper on vessels with this AMSA-accredited course.

Delivered at:


This certificate enables you to work as a Master or Chief mate on vessels less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area and as Watchkeeper deck officer on vessels of any gross tonnage and in any operating area.

With this certificate you can perform the duties or functions of:

  • Master or chief mate on ships less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Watchkeeper deck officer on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Master and chief mate on ships less than 3000 gross tonnage in near coastal waters.
  • Able seafarer—deck.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500GT), 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 and eyesight requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service time as either understudy of the officer in charge of a navigational watch or equivalent. Please refer to AMSA website below for further information
  • Pass a Final Assessment at an AMSA office.

Refer to the following information on the AMSA website(opens in a new tab) for further details. 

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

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