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Coxswain Engineering Skill Set

State ID: IAC98

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Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Learn the basics of marine engineering.

This Coxswain Engineering Skill Set is a mandatory requirement in the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 near Coastal) qualification. This skill set is an intensive three-day course introducing basic marine engineering.

During this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Operate and service small vessel propulsion systems including diesel and petrol engines, cooling systems and lubrication systems
  • Undertake pre-start checks, routine checks, fault finding, shutdown procedures
  • Operate and service auxiliary systems including steering systems, emergency steering, rudders, bilges systems, manifold systems and valves
  • Operate deck machinery, anchor windlass, winches
  • Maintain and service marine extra low and low voltage electrical systems
  • Carry out refuelling and fuel transfer operations.

This course will provide participants with the ability to maintain machinery, troubleshoot and identify potential problems, as well as service machinery according to manufacturers' schedules.

How to apply

How to apply

To apply please contact North Regional TAFE on 1300 996 573, email, drop into your local campus, or complete the online Course enquiry form at the bottom of the page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2020

Broome Campus - 2 - 5 November, 2020



When 2 - 5 November, 2020
Where Broome Campus
How Face-to-face classroom delivery

Full fee: $198.75
Concession: $74.90

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Page last updated September 25, 2020