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MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR20318 State ID: BDU0
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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.

Half-price

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees from until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

^ 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.

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OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
  • This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal in the maritime industry and Command a Commercial Marine Vessel which is up to 12 meters in length. The propulsion power must be unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 500 kW for an inboard engine.  Vessel: inshore or as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

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

Further study opportunities:

  • MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), State ID BDU4

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Semester 1

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Duration 9 Weeks
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How Full Time-Classroom

Semester 2

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Duration 10 Weeks
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