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

Duration Up to 1 month Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeMAR20313
TAFE SA CodeTP00660
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This course covers the required skills and knowledge necessary to enable application to the National Regulator/Marine Safety Agency for a Certificate of Competence as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Employment in the small vessel sector including tourism, commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing and aquaculture.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) (MAR20313)
    This qualification includes skills in basic servicing and maintenance, inboard and outboard motors, main propulsion and auxiliary systems, basic survival skills, minimising fires, navigation, regulations, seamanship skills and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 12 core units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.