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

National ID: MAR50613 | State ID: J718

Become a chief engineer onboard a vessel with this AMSA-accredited course.

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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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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.

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Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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AMPA Coxswain External

State ID: S0088P

Learn the maritime skills and knowledge to command and operate the engines of a commercial vessel less than 12 metres long and gain your Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate.

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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.

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Fremantle - Starts 21 June

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Fremantle - Starts 8 March

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Semester 2

Fremantle - Starts 7 November

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Duration 2 days
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$875.00
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Semester 2

Fremantle - Starts 30 August

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Fremantle - Starts 6 December

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Tanker Familiarisation (Oil & Chemical)

State ID: S0030P

This AMSA- approved course is for officers and ratings candidates who are assigned duties relating to tanker operations.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Please note you must hold the following prerequisites for entry onto this course and evidence must be provided upon first day of class:

  • STCW Fire Fighting Certificate
 

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Semester 1

Fremantle - Starts 31 March

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Fremantle - Starts 15 September

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Transmit and Receive Information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Skill Set

State ID: GAA50

This fully accredited course combines theory and practical and is delivered by lecturers with deck officer or radio officer experience.

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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.

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Fremantle - Starts 1 Feb, 12 Apr, 19 Jul or 4 Oct

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Duration 10 days
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Use an Electronic Chart Display and Information System to Navigate Safely Skill Set

State ID: GAA49

Understand the capability and limitations of ECDIS used during a navigational watch in this industry-relevant skill set.

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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.

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Fremantle - Starts 7 December

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Duration 5 days
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Fremantle - Starts 29 Mar, 14 Jun, 20 Sep, 6 Dec

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Manage Firefighting and Fire Prevention Activities on Board a Vessel Skill Set

State ID: GAA45

Perform effectively as a key member of an onboard command fire fighting team with this AMSA-approved course.

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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.

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Fremantle - Starts 23 November

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Fremantle - Starts 22 Feb, 17 May, 16 Aug, 1 Nov

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Operate Survival Craft and Other Lifesaving Appliances Skill Set

State ID: GAA44

This module is an extension of the basic fire fighting unit, and is designed to assist graduates to work on-board in safety teams.

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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 - Starts 22 March or 24 May

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Duration 4 days
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Semester 2

Fremantle - Starts 23 August or 8 November

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Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)

National ID: MAR30218 | State ID: BDU7

An entry-level qualification to equip new entrants into the maritime industry with practical skills and knowledge in general shipboard operations.

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Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

Job opportunities

 

  • Integrated ratings steer a vessel under the direction of the officer of the watch and work in the engine room under the direction of engineering officers.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • MAR50315 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck), State ID AWO1

 

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.

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Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 10 weeks
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Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 10 weeks
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Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR20318 | State ID: BDU0

Become a coxswain in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing, tourism and aquaculture.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

  • This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal in the maritime industry and Command a Commercial Marine Vessel which is up to 12 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:

 

  • MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), State ID BDU4

 

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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.

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Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 9 weeks
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Fremantle - Full Time-Classroom

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Certificate III in Marine Mechanical Technology

National ID: AUR30516 | State ID: BAC8

Become an apprentice automotive marine technician working on pleasure craft with inboard or outboard motors.

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Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

 

  • Marine motor repairer

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

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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.

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