QUALIFICATION

Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal)


National Code: MAR10418
TAFE SA Code: TP01125


Description

Acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the maritime industry.

Learn how to apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment, follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel and learn nautical terminology and practical seamanship skills.

Duration
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Up to 3 weeks 

Full Time

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Study Load
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements

Total Fees for the 3 week course
Full Fee
$2,516

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Coxswain Grade 2 NC as defined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.
    AMSA certification will require:
    • achieving MAR10418 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal)
    • sea service consisting of:
    • 7 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book
    or
    • 60 days qualifying sea service

    Occupations relevant to this qualification include Coxswain and Deckhand.

    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 I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) (MAR10418)
    This qualification applies to people working in the maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate of competency to:

    • command and operate the engines of a vessel:
      • <12 m in length
      • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or <100 kW for an inboard engine
      • that is not carrying passengers
      • that is in sheltered waters or within 5 nautical miles (nm) from point of departure, shore base or aquaculture lease
      • command and operate the engines of a vessel:
        • as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nm of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
        • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or <100 kW for an inboard engine
        • that is not carrying passengers.

    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.

    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    85%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment 35
    Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres 55
    Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres 40
    Follow environmental work practices 35
    Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel 30
    Handle a vessel up to 12 metres 80
    Meet work health and safety requirements 30
    Operate inboard and outboard motors 35
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