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MAR20321 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

National ID MAR20321 State ID BHD0
Operate the engines of vessels less than 12 metres long

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

The SM TAFE Fremantle campus boasts advanced maritime training facilities and expert lecturers. The simulator training suite, equipped with cutting-edge technology, prepares you with real-world skills. Experience hands-on learning in ship, bridge, and engineering simulation, ensuring you're job-ready with up-to-date industry replication.

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Captain steers ship.

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 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

CampusesFremantle.

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2023.

Study Mode On Campus.

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 the engines of a vessel less than 12 metres long with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 500 kilowatts. 

Study in specialist facilities

Situated in the port city of Fremantle, SM TAFE’s Fremantle campus includes some of the most comprehensive facilities for maritime training in the country, with advanced training equipment and highly experienced and qualified lecturing staff. SM TAFE’s maritime training integrates simulator technology, a fleet of three vessels, biological and computing laboratories, along with engineering, seamanship and aquaculture workshops.

You can learn real-world skills in the ship, bridge and engineering simulator training suite and become job ready for your role. The technology used features the most advanced mathematical modelling and shipping databases in the world and the hardware replicates the current equipment installed on seagoing ships.

 

  • perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
  • operate inboard and outboard motors
  • operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
  • apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • survive at sea using survival craft
  • follow environmental work practices
  • plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres
  • apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 8 Weeks
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Fremantle
How On Campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $2,790.76
(Tuition fee* $563.76 + Resource fee $2,227.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $2,394.04
(Tuition fee* $167.04 + Resource fee $2,227.00 )

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid $29.16 $8.64 $92.75
MARB027 Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems $24.30 $7.20 $113.25
MARC037 Operate inboard and outboard motors $32.40 $9.60 $91.50
MARC038 Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems $32.40 $9.60 $91.50
MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment $40.50 $12.00 $161.75
MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel $40.50 $12.00 $161.75
MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements $19.44 $5.76 $16.25
MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft $24.30 $7.20 $161.75
MARH013 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres $53.46 $15.84 $210.25
MARI003 Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres $56.70 $16.80 $16.25
MARJ006 Follow environmental work practices $40.50 $12.00 $10.75
MARK007 Handle a vessel up to 12 metres $97.20 $28.80 $555.00
MARN008 Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres $72.90 $21.60 $544.25

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. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 8 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Fremantle
How

Course fees

Indicative General fee $2,790.76
(Tuition fee* $563.76 + Resource fee $2,227.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $2,394.04
(Tuition fee* $167.04 + Resource fee $2,227.00 )

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid $29.16 $8.64 $92.75
MARB027 Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems $24.30 $7.20 $113.25
MARC037 Operate inboard and outboard motors $32.40 $9.60 $91.50
MARC038 Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems $32.40 $9.60 $91.50
MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment $40.50 $12.00 $161.75
MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel $40.50 $12.00 $161.75
MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements $19.44 $5.76 $16.25
MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft $24.30 $7.20 $161.75
MARH013 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres $53.46 $15.84 $210.25
MARI003 Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres $56.70 $16.80 $16.25
MARJ006 Follow environmental work practices $40.50 $12.00 $10.75
MARK007 Handle a vessel up to 12 metres $97.20 $28.80 $555.00
MARN008 Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres $72.90 $21.60 $544.25

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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