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MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR30918 | State ID: BDU4

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to safely operate a commercial vessel of less than 24 metres in length within offshore limits. You will learn skills in shipboard safety, marine radio operation, navigation, ship knowledge and vessel operations.

This certificate will allow you to work as:

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 35 metres long within the EEZ
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 80 metres long in inshore waters

In addition to successful completion of Certificate III 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
  • Long 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). 

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Phone: Head Office +61 2 6279 5000 (8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday EST) or visit the website

2020 Dates:

Semester 1
Main Body of Course: 9 March to 9 April
Elements of Shipboard Safety: 2 to 5 March

Semester 2
Main Body of Course: 5 October to 6 November
Elements of Shipboard Safety: 9 to 12 November
 

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

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
Study pathway

 

  • This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Master Under 24M Near Coastal in the maritime industry and Command a Commercial Marine Vessel which is up to 24 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:

 

  • MAR406138 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal), State ID BDT9

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
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

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
Get started
This course is available to those already working in industry. Use the link below to have  further information sent to you.

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