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Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
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IAC98 IAC98 Coxswain Engineering Skill Set
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coxswain, coxswain engineering, coxen, coxan, coxsan, coxswen, coxswain engineering skill set, maritime training

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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
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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
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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
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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
IAC29 Enterprise Safety Skill Set
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Enter, enterprise, safe, safety, logistics, logist

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.

 

Gain an understanding of how the key components of a logistical operation are carried out through interactive learning. You will learn skills in the areas of safe work operations, workplace sustainability, supply chain functions and manual handling techniques.

Enterprise Safety is the second of four blocks of training to upskill and develop your knowledge in the field of Logistics. Upon successful completion of all four blocks of training, you will receive a Certificate II in Logistics TLI21810.

 

Join us 8.30am - 3.30pm daily.

 

Did you know, our one day Manual Handling Skill Set is also available from 23 - 25 June and runs concurrently with this course? Consider enrolling in both courses and build your skills in the logistical sector.

IAB06 IAB06 Logistics - Dangerous Goods Awareness Advanced Skill Set
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Logistics - Dangerous Goods Awareness Skill Set, dangerous goods awareness, logistics, dangerous goods

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

Participants will learn how to store different products and materials in a range of storage systems with an in-depth lesson on the transport, handling and storage of dangerous goods materials.

This course includes:

  • Fundamental classification and identification process of dangerous goods and hazardous material
  • Storage and segregation regulations
  • Packaging standards
  • Marking and labeling of packages
  • Documentation for transport via road and rail transport
  • Reading and interpreting Safety Data Sheets
  • Familiarisation with the Australian Dangerous Goods Code by Road and Rail
IAD52 Logistics - Dangerous Goods Awareness Skill Set
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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
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Skill set Distance learning
Available at all campuses
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
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 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
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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
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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.

IAD04 IAD04 Master 24 Navigation Watchkeeping Skill Set
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Master 24, master 24 navigation watch keeping, watch keeping, maritime short course, maritime simulator, BMSC 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 Master 24 Navigation Watch Keeping Skill Set is an intensive five-day course and is mandatory for the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 Metres near Coastal) qualification.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Maintain a bridge watch whilst anchored and at sea
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Manage crew on watch
  • Plan, navigate and execute a passage in a range of weather and tides
  • Set up and use a wide range of wheelhouse equipment including radar, ECS, ECDIS, AIS, DGPS and GPS, sounders, and more
  • Maintain navigational records

Participants will work on a detailed scenario for a simulated vessel ‘Master Class’ and run the vessel through a scenario on our worldclass full mission, full bridge maritime simulator. This simulation is state of the art and we are confident that you will not find any better training for this skill set anywhere in Australia.

IAD36 Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set
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Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set, master, boat master, maritime short course, marine short course, master 24

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 Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set is an intensive five day course and is a mandatory skill set for the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) qualification.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Ensure that the vessel maintains survey
  • Apply regulations to vessel maintenance and maintain necessary records
  • Successfully work with crew to achieve goals
  • Ensure environmental standards are being met
  • Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres in a range of different conditions and in emergencies
  • Apply seamanship skills including using and maintaining ropes and wires, operating lifting gear, securing a vessel, checking the seaworthiness and stability of a vessel, securing stores and loads, and overseeing refuelling operations.
IAD35 Master 24 Ship Knowledge Skill Set
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Master 24 ship knowledge, master 24 short course, master 24 skill set, ship knowledge course, master 24 course, master 24, maritime short course, maritime course

The Master 24 Ship Knowledge Skill Set is a five-day course that is a prerequisite for the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 Metres near Coastal) qualification. This skill set focuses on the necessary skills required to sufficiently maintain a vessel up to 24 metres in length.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Plan and undertake basic deck maintenance
  • Clean and prepare the vessel for maintenance
  • Carry out maintenance of deck fittings, equipment and systems, underwater components and identify faulty components
  • Supervise crew undertaking maintenance
  • Safely slip a vessel
  • Undertake pre-deployment checks and duties

Books required:

  • SHIPSKNOWL Ship Knowledge (Master 5) : Student learning guide ABF533/SLG
  •  Australian Boating Manual
IAD77 Principles of Logistics Skill Set
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Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
log, logistics, logist, principles, princ, logistic

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 course has been designed to provide participants with the fundamental standards of logistics and warehousing operations, in compliance with heavy vehicle transport legislation.


This is the second of five intensive face to face sessions that contribute to the nationally recognised qualification TLI21616 Certificate II in Warehousing Operations.

This course covers:

  • Workplace procedures for picking, packing and processing orders
  • Documentation and workplace records
  • Inspection of goods upon arrival
  • Unloading and storing stock
  • The chain of responsibility requirements in the heavy vehicle national law regulations
  • Load restraint
IAB03 Social Diversity & Communication Skill Set
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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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