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MAR10220 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)

National ID MAR10220 State ID BGK6
Entry-level training for General Purpose Hands in the maritime industry

Working under the direct supervision of the vessel's master or engineer, learn to assist in various capacities on deck or in the engine room, ensuring compliance with Marine Order 505 within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Specialised training covers general duties on vessels within specified parameters, including engine room assistance for vessels with specific propulsion power.


Captain steers ship.


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

This qualification is suitable for people working in an entry level position in the maritime industry as a General Purpose Hand under the direct supervision of the master or engineer of a commercial vessel to:

  • assist as a general hand on deck or in the engine room of a commercial vessel length as described in Marine Order 505 within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • assist as a general hand in the engine room only for a vessel with propulsion power as described in Marine Order 505

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Semester 1, 2024


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

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,376.75
(Tuition fee* $732.00 + Resource fee $644.75 )
Indicative Concession fee $865.25
(Tuition fee* $220.50 + Resource fee $644.75 )

Units and fees


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid $87.84 $26.46 $92.75
MARB053 Assist with routine maintenance on a commercial vessel $97.60 $29.40 $20.25
MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment $122.00 $36.75 $161.75
MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel $122.00 $36.75 $161.75
MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements $58.56 $17.64 $16.25
MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft $73.20 $22.05 $161.75
MARG012 Work as part of a crew on a commercial vessel $48.80 $14.70 $10.00
MARN016 Apply general purpose hand skills aboard a commercial vessel $122.00 $36.75 $20.25

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. 

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