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

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

National ID MAR20321 State ID BHD0

Are you ready to pursue a career at sea?

Embark on your maritime journey with our esteemed qualification in maritime operations. Gain expertise in handling vessels up to 12 meters in length, mastering seamanship skills, passage planning, and adherence to safety regulations.

Our immersive program provides hands-on learning experiences, covering essential tasks such as basic servicing and maintenance, adept handling of inboard and outboard motors, understanding main propulsion and auxiliary systems, and acquiring basic survival skills, first aid knowledge, fire prevention techniques, and workplace safety protocols.

 

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. For full details see our Half price courses page.

^ 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.

When Available all year.

Study Mode On campus.

    The Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain grade 1 near coastal) will allow you to command and operate the engines of, a vessel less than 12 metres long with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 500 kilowatts:

     This qualification serves as a prerequisite for obtaining an AMSA certificate of competency as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal, in line with the standards defined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D. For more details on this exciting opportunity, visit the AMSA website. Join us to set sail towards a rewarding maritime career!

    Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

    • 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
    • You 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 six blocks over 19 days.

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


    Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice 

    Broome Dates:

    24 - 28 June

    4 - 8 November

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

    National ID Unit title
    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

     

     

    Tuition fee*

    Resource fee

    Total fee

    General

    $124.74

    $61.50

    $186.24

    Concession

    $36.96

    $61.50

    $98.46


    Coxswain Navigation 

    Broome Dates

    28 October - 1 November

    The Coxswain Navigation block is made up of 1 unit:

    National ID Unit title
    MARH013  Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres

     

     

    Tuition fee*

    Resource fee

    Total fee

    General

    $53.46

    $25.90

    $79.36

    Concession

    $15.84

    $25.90

    $41.74


    Coxswain Engineering 

    Broome Dates

    11 - 15 November

    The Coxswain Engineering block is made up of 2 units:

    National ID Unit title
    MARB027  Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
    MARC038 Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems.

     

     

    Tuition fee*

    Resource fee

    Total fee

    General

    $56.70

    $27.95

    $84.65

    Concession

    $16.80

    $27.95

    $44.75


    Total fees $297.64

    *Please note this fee does not include the additional requirements below.


    Additional Requirements; 

    MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set

    Broome Dates

    1 - 3 July

    18 - 20 November

    National ID Unit title
    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

     

     

    Tuition fee*

    Resource fee

    Total fee

    General

    $124.74

    $61.50

    $186.24

    Concession

    $36.96

    $61.50

    $98.46


    Marine Radio

    Broome Dates

    4 - 5 July 

    21 - 22 November

    National ID Unit title
    MARC043 Transmit and receive information by marine radio

     

     

    Tuition fee*

    Resource fee

    Total fee

    General

    $40.50

    $94.00

    $134.50

    Concession

    $12.00

    $94.00

    $106.00


     

    First Aid 

    National ID Unit title
    HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

     

     

    Tuition fee*

    Resource fee

    Total fee

    General

    $29.16

    $23.05

    $52.21

    Concession

    $8.64

    $23.05

    $31.69


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

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