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MAR30818 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR30818 | State ID: BDV0

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)

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

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

 

Lower fees, local skillsThis 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.

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 aligned to the educational requirement for Certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade II as described in Part D of the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • MAR40518 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal), State ID BDU5

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may 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 any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Semester 1

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 5 weeks
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Where Fremantle
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

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Page last updated November 26, 2020