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

National ID: MAR30818 State ID: BDV0
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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
  • Complete an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab)

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(opens in a new tab)

Semester 2, 2021 dates:

  • Body of course: starts 30 August
  • 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

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 5 days per week when studied full time across five weeks. 

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

Work placement

Work placement is not a requirement of this course.

What you need

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, pencil, exercise book, eraser, folder for notebooks and handouts) and wear enclosed footwear.

In addition, the following dress requirements/PPE is required at all classes:

  • Safety steel-capped work boots must be worn during engineering classes. Heavy leather uppers and heavy duty soles.
  • No sand shoe volley type of footwear allowed (even with steel caps)
  • Overalls during engineering classes
  • Water, food, hat and sunscreen for boat days

Fremantle Campus does not have a cafeteria but has basic kitchen facilities (kettle, microwave, fridge).

Parking is available but please ensure apprentices arrive early on the first day to organise parking permit at the Customer Service counter.

  • 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

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