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Gain skills in navigating a vessel, applying maintenance and engineering knowledge, operating a marine radio, applying safety procedures at sea, applying ships knowledge and demonstrating nautical knowledge.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
MAR20318 BDU0 Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Broome Campus
Maritime, marine, fishing boat driver, fish, cert 2, maritime training

Are you ready to pursue at 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 need to complete the following skill sets:

Participants will require the following text:

  • Nautical Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF521
  • Engineering Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF522
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • Marine Radio Operators Handbook

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Coxswain AMPA

Upon completion of a maritime qualification, participants must complete an AMSA mandated practical assessment - Coxswain AMPA. The National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D - Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. For more information, please click here.

MAR10418 BDU3 Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) Certificate I Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Broome Campus
Fishing boat driver, maritime, maritime ops, mari, coxswain, coxan, grade 2 coxswain, marine

Are you ready to pursue at career at sea?

The Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Command a vessel less than 12m in length that is not carrying passengers and has less than 100kw of power for an inboard engine (however outboards are unlimited).
  • Operate a vessel in sheltered waters or as a tender within 3m of a parent vessel or from an aquaculture lease.

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

To attain this qualifications, participants can complete the following skill sets:

Participants will require the following text:

  • Nautical Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF521
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Coxswain AMPA

Upon completion of a maritime qualification, participants must complete an AMSA mandated practical assessment - Coxswain AMPA. The National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D - Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. To find out more, click here.

MAR30818 BDV0 Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Broome Campus
Marine engine driver, maritime, marine, fishing, coxswain, coxan, coxin, cert 3, coxswain grade 1

Ready to progress your career at sea?

The Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Act as Chief Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power less than 750 kW within the EEZ
  • Act as Second Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power less than 1500 kW within the EEZ

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

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

Participants will require the following text:

  • Marine Auxiliary Equipment & System Operations (MED2): SLG ABF632
  • Marine Diesel Engine Operation (MED2) SLG, ABF631
Coxswain AMPA

Upon completion of a maritime qualification, participants must complete an AMSA mandated practical assessment - Coxswain AMPA. The National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D - Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. For more information, please click here.

MAR30918 BDU4 Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Broome Campus
Maritime, marine, master, master 24, vessel master, 24 metres near coastal, cert 3 maritime

Ready to progress your career at sea?

The Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Command a commercial vessel less than 24m in length in the EEZ
  • Act as a Chief Mate or deck watch keeper on vessels less than 35m long

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

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

Participants will require the following text:

  • Australian Boating Manual
  • Coastal Navigation (Master 5) SLG, ABF532
  • Nautical Knowledge (Master 5) SLG, ABF531
  • Radar (Master 5) ABF534/SLG
  • Ship Knowledge (Master 5) SLG ABF533
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • Marine Radio Operators Handbook
Coxswain AMPA

Upon completion of a maritime qualification, participants must complete an AMSA mandated practical assessment - Coxswain AMPA. The National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D - Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. For more information, please click here.

MAR40618 BDT9 Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) Certificate IV Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Broome Campus
Maritime, marine, vessel master, vessel, ocean, cert 4 maritime, maritime ops

Ready to progress your career at sea?

The Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master Up To 35 Metres Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 35 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Mate on vessels up to 80 metres long in inshore waters

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

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

  • Operations and Management of a Vessel
  • Vessel Maintenance and Technical Knowledge
  • Stability and Sea Worthiness
  • Navigation, Passage, Preparations
  • Industry Guidelines and Requirements
  • Confined Space
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety

Participants will require the following text:

  • Australian Boating Manual
Coxswain AMPA

Upon completion of a maritime qualification, participants must complete an AMSA mandated practical assessment - Coxswain AMPA. The National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D - Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. For more information, please click here.

IAD36 Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set, master, boat master, maritime short course, marine short course, master 24

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.

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