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MAR10418 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal)

MAR10418 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal)

National ID MAR10418 State ID BGK6

This certificate will allow you to:

  • Command a vessel less than <12 meters long and with less than 100kw of power for an inboard engine (however, there are no limitations for outboards).

  • In sheltered waters or within 5 nautical miles from the shore or an aquaculture lease. As a tender or auxiliary vessel operating within 3 nautical miles of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone. 

  • Undertake the duties and perform the functions of a Coxswain Grade 3 NC(opens in a new tab)
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CampusesBroome Campus. Karratha Campus. Pundulmurra Campus.

When Available all year.

Study Mode On campus.

    Are you ready to pursue a career at sea?

    Embark on your maritime journey with our Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal). Gain the skills to command vessels under 12 meters, including outboard and inboard engines. Our hands-on training covers coastal navigation, seamanship, and practical engineering scenarios. Prepare for a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency with real-world experience and survival training. 

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    Throughout this course, you will gain skills in:

    • Handling a vessel less than <12 metres in length 
    • Applying basic maintenance and environmental knowledge
    • Applying safety procedures at sea
    • Demonstrating seamanship skills

    • You have minimal sea time and experience and wish to acquire the certification to command a commercial vessel up to <12m, with limiting range, horsepower, and restrictive conditions.
    • You have spent a small amount of time on board recreational vessels which may include but not be limited to, Tourism, Aquaculture, Port Operations, or Ranger groups. 
    • You are already employed or are required to hold this certificate to facilitate employment.

    Students will complete face-to-face study over eight days. 

    To attain this qualification, participants will need to complete the following skill sets:

    Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice 

    The Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice block is made up of 5 units:

    •         MARC037 Operate inboard and outboard motors
    •         MARI003 Comply with regulations to ensure the safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres.
    •         MARK007 Handle a vessel up to 12 metres
    •         MARN008 Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres
    •         MARJ006 Follow environmental work practices. 
    Course Fees

    General fees - $422.05

    Concession fees -$211.15

    Broome Dates

    24 - 28  June

    4 - 8 November

    Students will also complete practical assessments and be assessed on knowledge-based questions.

    Additional requirements.


    MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set
    •         MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
    •         MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
    •         MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements
    •       *MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft
    Course Fees

    General fees - $186.24

    Concession fees -$98.46

    Broome Dates

    15 - 17 April

    1 - 3 July 

    25 - 27 September 

    18 - 20 November

    • MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft (this is included as part of the MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety block and will assist in completing further Maritime studies; however, it isn't a requirement for this course) *this will be an additional cost to the student.

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    Duration 8 days
    When Date 2024
    Where Broome Campus

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