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MAR50613 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR50613 | State ID: J718

This qualification lets you carry out the duties of chief engineer.

This certificate will allow you to work:

  • As chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
  • As chief engineer or second engineer on vessels with outboard engines with unlimited propulsion within the EEZ.
  • As an assistant under the direct supervision of the chief engineer.
  • In the engine room of a vessel up to 80 metres long with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 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
  • Meet medical test and eyesight requirements
  • Hold a Marine engine driver grade 1 near coastal, Engineer watchkeeper or workshop skill equivalent qualification. 
  • Completed qualifying sea service time on a commercial vessel with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power greater than or equal to 400 kilowatts. Other requirements apply, please refer to AMSA website below for further information
  • Complete Basic Safety Training including security awareness 
  • Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

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

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Phone - (02) 6279 5000 (8.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday) or visit the website

2020 Dates

This qualification runs for a duration of one semester. 

Semester 1
Monday 3 February 

Semster 2
Monday 20 July 

Entrance Requirements

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Successful completion of this qualification will provide you with some of the requirements for certification as an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D. Certification will require achievement of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service or qualifying sea service and a workshop skill equivalent qualification, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA. Certification will also require either Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) or a trade (as specified in NSCV Part D).

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • MAR60115 Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2), State ID AVQ3

 

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Semester 1

Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Page last updated February 20, 2020