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Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
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IAC98 IAC98 Coxswain Engineering Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
coxswain, coxswain engineering, coxen, coxan, coxsan, coxswen, coxswain engineering skill set, maritime training

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

IAC99 IAC99 Coxswain Navigation Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Coxswain Navigation Skill Set, coxswain navigation, coxswain nav, coxen nav, coxan nav, cox navigation, maritime training, maritime short course

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

The Coxswain Navigation Skill Set is an intensive and hands-on three-day course that forms part of the mandatory requirement of the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 near Coastal) qualification.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Develop and undertake a passage plan for your vessel in recognition of weather and tides
  • Interpret navigational charts and navigational hazards
  • Safely and accurately plot your position using a range of different navigation equipment
  • Apply navigation to coastal voyages

This course provides great skills for recreational and commercial vessel operators alike and is a must for anyone wanting to undertake a boating trip.

Books required: NAUTICALKN Nautical Knowledge (Coxswain): Student learning guide ABF521/SLG

IAC97 IAC97 Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice, coxswain vessel ops, coxswain enviro practice, coxswain training, coxsan training, coxen training, maritime short course

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

This Skill Set is a fundamental component of both the Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 near Coastal) and Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1) qualifications.

This course covers all of the necessary points to safely operate and manoeuvre a vessel to 12m in length following domestic regulations.

This course is rigorous and students will learn to: 

  • Apply regulations, laws and codes of conduct required to operate a commercial vessel
  • Handle and manoeuvre a vessel in varying conditions and emergencies
  • Tow and be towed safely
  • Secure a vessel and apply ropes and knots to different situations
  • Understand and maintain different propulsion systems and their application
  • Check the condition and seaworthiness of a vessel and identify engine faults
  • Refuel 

The final day of the course will consist of the Coxswain Environmental Practice Skill Set as applicable to the Coxswain Grade 2, Coxswain Grade 1 and MED II qualifications.

IAC96 IAC96 Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
elements of shipboard safety, ESS, shipboard safety, ship safety, maritime training, maritime short course

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

The Elements of Shipboard Safety Skill Set forms a crucial part of all maritime qualifications offered from Coxswain Grade II, Coxswain, Master 24 and MED II. This three-day course covers all of the important emergency procedures required to survive at sea if disaster strikes. The course is intensive, rigorous and physically demanding.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Swim short distances while fully clothed and wearing shoes without the aid of a life jacket
  • Launch a life raft, right an inverted life-raft, climb into the life raft and assist other survivors
  • Successfully use flares, EPRIBS and other emergency equipment
  • Follow evacuation procedures to abandon ship and use survival techniques such as HELP (Heat Escape Lessening Position)
  • Use correct fire extinguisher to extinguish a fire type such as oil fire, electrical fire or plastic fire
  • Understand and practice OS&H workplace procedures
IAD52 Logistics - Dangerous Goods Awareness Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
log, logist, logistics, danger, dangerous, good, goods, aware, awareness, dan

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

This is a great introductory course suitable for companies and individuals seeking to learn what is required when dealing with dangerous goods and hazardous substances in the workplace.

This course covers:

  • the transport, handling and storage of dangerous goods
AE145 Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
log, logistic, logistics, ware, warehouse, warehousing

Learn the ins and outs of logistics and warehousing!

The Logistics and Warehousing skill set is perfect to get you job ready for a range of roles including general stocktaking and stock control, storage of goods and materials, supply chain operations, delivery services including for mail and consignments, overseeing the entry and dispatch of goods, fulfilling orders in a warehouse, and purchasing and supply of goods. 

You'll learn about legislation and regulations that apply to the industry, how to shift loads safely using manual handling methods and operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. You'll also gain your forklift licence. The skill set also includes infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate II in Rural Operations

 

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set (Fee Free).

AE157 Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
log, logistic, logistics, ware, warehouse, warehousing

Learn the ins and outs of logistics and warehousing!

The Logistics and Warehousing skill set is perfect to get you job ready for a range of roles including general stocktaking and stock control, storage of goods and materials, supply chain operations, delivery services including for mail and consignments, overseeing the entry and dispatch of goods, fulfilling orders in a warehouse, and purchasing and supply of goods. 

You'll learn about legislation and regulations that apply to the industry, how to shift loads safely using manual handling methods and operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. You'll also gain your forklift licence. The skill set also includes infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

 

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set.

IAD01 IAD01 Marine Engine Driver (MED 2) Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Marine engine driver, MED 2, marine engine, marine driver, maritime short course, maritime training

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

The Marine Enginer Driver (MED 2) Skill Set has been designed for experienced crew working towards their MAR30818 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade II).

Participants will learn how to:

  • Service and maintain engines, auxiliary equipment and vessels to high standards and within regulations
  • Manage a range of engineering components and systems
  • Operate and maintain a range of electrical systems and equipment
  • Undertake and record routine checks on engine room items
AC870 Marine Radio Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
marine, radio, mar, rad, maritime, ocean, water, sea

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

This two day skill set provides participants with the skills required to use a marine radio correctly. This course is a mandatory requirement of the Coxswains and Master 24 Licenses issued by AMSA and DOT, and also results in the official Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP) License issued by ACMA.

Students will learn about:

  • VHF, HF, UHF radios
  • Different stations and frequencies required for communication
  • Operating procedures for routine, distress, urgency and safety communications
  • Marine DSC techniques and procedures, public correspondences, Seaphone and
  • EPIRBs
  • Search and Rescue in Australia
  • Marine radio equipment basic trouble shooting and maintenance

Students are required to purchase book AMCMARINE Marine Radio Operator’s Handbook Maritime 2013 AMC Marine 21.

IAB03 Social Diversity & Communication Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery

Your health and safety is important to us.

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.

The Social Diversity and Communication skill set provides participants with the skills required to work in a socially diverse industry, providing high standards of service and communications to consumers.

This skill set is the fourth of five short and intensive face to face sessions that contribute to nationally recognised qualification TLI21616 Certificate II in Warehousing Operations.

On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Create relationships with customers, identify their needs and deliver the service or product
  • Communicate with customers clearly and concisely using a range of tools and equipment
  • Apply cultural awareness and problem solving techniques when working in a socially diverse environment
  • Work in accordance with relevant anti-discrimination and equal employment opportunity regulations

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