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MAR20321 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR20321 State ID: BHD0
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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 complete the following blocks. These will be delivered on the dates below:

Elements of Shipboard Safety

  • 27 February - 1 March 
  • 17-19 April 
  • 12-14 June 

Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice

  • 3-6 April 

Coxswain Engineering

  • 11-14 April 

Coxswain Navigation

  • 27-31 March 

Marine Radio(opens in a new tab)

First Aid(opens in a new tab)

 

Recommended Texts:
  • Nautical Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF521
  • Engineering Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF522
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety

This course may be available at other campus locations upon request.

  • navigating a vessel
  • applying basic maintenance and engineering knowledge
  • operating a marine radio
  • applying safety procedures at sea
  • applying basic maritime knowledge
  • demonstrating nautical knowledge.
  • you are already employed or are required to hold this certificate to facilitate employment and are expected to satisfy AMSA’s requirements for sea time
  • you are industry provider wishing to upskill staff in maritime operations
  • your are employed in tourism, aquaculture, port operations, or ranger groups for Indigenous communities
  • are wishing to become employed into the maritime industry or attain their coxswain ticket to enhance your prospects for employment or to advance you career

Participants will need to complete 6 skill sets over 19 days with 141 hours of study.

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

Half-price

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.

Students must meet the following entry requirements:

  • The National Maritime Register (AMSA) require students undertaking this qualification to be over 16 years of age. 
  • It is an organisational requirement that students can successfully swim for 50m unaided to undertake the unit MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment.
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
MARB027 Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
MARC037 Operate inboard and outboard motors
MARC038 Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
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
MARH013 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres
MARI003 Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres
MARJ006 Follow environmental work practices
MARK007 Handle a vessel up to 12 metres
MARN008 Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres

This qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Fishing boat driver
  • Water taxi driver
  • Tourist craft driver
  • Fisheries officer

Employment within commercial marine sector, such as pearling tourism, aquaculture and port operations.

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .

Traineeship

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$563.76

$260.75

$824.51

Concession

$167.04

$260.75

$427.79

 

On Campus

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$563.76

$260.75

$824.51

Concession

$167.04

$260.75

$427.79

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

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.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 19 days
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Course fee $824.51
Details
Duration 19 days
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Course fee $824.51

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