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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, 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

2021 Dates:

Semester 1, 2021

  • Body of Course – Part 1 (Passage Planning): starts 12 April 
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 10 May
  • Body of Course – Part 2 (Seamanship and other Skills): starts 17 May

Semester 2, 2021

  • Body of Course – Part 1 (Passage Planning): starts 4 October 
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety: starts 1 November
  • Body of Course – Part 2 (Seamanship and other Skills): starts 8 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

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

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

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Page last updated September 25, 2020