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MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR20318 State ID: BDU0
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Are you ready to pursue a career at sea?

The Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Command a vessel less than 12m in length carrying passengers and has less than 500kw of power for an inboard engine (however outboards are unlimited)
  • Operate a vessel within waters designated by the Department of Transport (DOT)

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

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

  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice
  • Coxswain Engineering
  • Coxswain Navigation
  • Marine Radio

This course is part of the Skills Ready initiative, allowing you to pay just half of the standard course fees for training from now until 2025! In addition, eligible students will have their course fees capped at just $400 per year. Please note that additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Skills Ready page for more information.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.

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Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
How On campus
Still in school
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $567.00 $0.00 $567.00
Concession $168.00 $0.00 $168.00

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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