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

National ID: MAR20318 | State ID: BDU0

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 sheltered waters or within 5 nautical miles from point of departure, shore base or aquaculture lease.
  • As a tender or auxiliary vessel operating within 3 nautical miles of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone.

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
  • Complete an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) for the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal). 

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority - Phone: Head Office +61 2 6279 5000 (8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday EST) or visit their website

 

New in Semester 1 2020

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 use the Express Your Interest form.

2020 Dates:

Semester 1
Main body of course: 6 January to 28 February
Elements of Shipboard Safety: 3 to 6 March

Semester 2
Main body of course: 20 July to 11 September
Elements of Shipboard Safety: 14 to 17 September

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Job opportunities

 

  • 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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will 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 specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

Semester 1

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 10 weeks
When Semester 1
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
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This course is available to those already working in industry. Use the link below to have further information sent to you.

Semester 2

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Fees and charges

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Duration 10 weeks
When Semester 2
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 2. 

Course enquiry

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