Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)
Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) course details
Course description and aims
This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry operating as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.
Certification will require achievement of the MAR40513 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 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.
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Thursday, 20 July 2017, from 8:30am at Ultimo College, Marcus Clark Campus (Building W), 827-837 George Street, Building W, Level 7, Room W7.27.
You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class over 2 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Thursday and Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm for 9 weeks.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
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
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
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
The MED 1 course is covered under the Smart and Skilled program and includes the cost of practical training such as fire ground and survival at pool and printed handouts.
It does not include the cost of the text book, Australian Boating Manual, which is required for this course.
A course induction will be carried out on the first day of the course and students guidance on where to purchase the text book. Students receiving Centrelink concessions will be required to pay for the cost of practical training currently $460
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
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|MARF001||Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment||30|
|MARB008||Carry out basic welding, brazing, cutting and machining operations on a coastal vessel||35|
|MARL001||Carry out engineering calculations||20|
|MARC001||Complete engine room tasks||50|
|MARJ001||Follow environmental work practices||30|
|MARF002||Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel||30|
|MARC002||Maintain hull out of water||20|
|MARG003||Manage an engine room and small engineering team||40|
|MARC008||Manage fuel systems||30|
|MARA004||Manage vessel stability||20|
|MARF004||Meet work health and safety requirements||20|
|MARJ002||Monitor environmental management on a vessel||15|
|MARC017||Operate 240 to 440 voltage alternating current electrical systems||20|
|MARC003||Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment||20|
|MARC009||Operate and monitor marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems||40|
|MARC013||Operate auxiliary machinery systems up to 1500 kW||20|
|MARC004||Operate deck machinery||20|
|MARC010||Operate electrical systems||15|
|MARC015||Operate marine internal combustion engines and associated systems up to 1500 kW||50|
|MARC007||Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems||60|
|MARC016||Operate propulsion transmission systems up to 1500 kW||20|
|MARF005||Survive at sea using survival craft||15|
|MARB007||Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems||40|
|MARB011||Undertake maintenance of 240 to 440 voltage alternating current electrical systems||20|
|MARB012||Undertake maintenance of machinery, machinery systems and structural components||30|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others||15|