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

Certificate III   NRT
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Mon 9 Oct 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry as a Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

    Licensing/Regulatory Information
    This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

    Certification will require achievement of the MAR30913 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

    Other Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    Enrol at any location

    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 9 Oct 2017
    Course duration:
    7 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    30 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Course Fee:
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 30 hours of class a week over 5 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    MARF001Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment30
    BSBFLM303Contribute to effective workplace relationships40
    MARF002Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel30
    MARH003Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels up to 80 metres30
    MARK002Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres within near coastal waters20
    MARF004Meet work health and safety requirements20
    MARJ002Monitor environmental management on a vessel15
    MARI002Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 80 metres15
    MARB004Perform routine maintenance on a vessel up to 24 metres50
    MARN003Perform seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24 metres25
    MARH004Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80 metres100
    MARB005Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres20
    MARF005Survive at sea using survival craft15
    MARH005Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation60



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