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MAR40618 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR40618 | State ID: BDT9

This certificate will allow you to work as:

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

The course runs for 9 to 16 weeks, depending on your Recognition of Prior Learning.

In addition to successful completion of the Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres 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 on the certificate issue date
  • Hold either a Master less than 24 metres near coastal or Mate less than 80 metres near coastal certificate of competency.
  • Meet medical test and eyesight requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service time, refer to AMSA requirements for more details
  • Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

Refer to the following information provided on the AMSA website for further details. 

2021 dates:

  • Term 1 week commencing 1 February 
  • Term 3 week commencing 19 July

 

 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

   
Candidates are expected to hold an AMSA Elements of Shipboard Safety certificate including HLTAID003 Provide First Aid prior to entry and a Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master less than 24 meters near coastal) qualification prior to entry into this qualification.

In addition to successful completion of Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 meters 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
  • Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office
Job opportunities

 

  • This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • MAR50415 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT), State ID AWO3

 

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 12 weeks
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 12 weeks
When Semester 2
Where Fremantle
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

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Page last updated October 21, 2020