Maritime

Maritime

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If you feel more at home on the seas than on land, study a maritime course and live your dream. Gain an industry-recognised qualification, tally up your seafaring hours and then apply for your license to board a ship and travel the seas in technical or operative capacities. Or you might prefer to stay on dry land and build, service and repair marine vessels.

Boating Services

Turn your passion for boats into a rewarding career in the vibrant world of marine vessel services. Learn to service and repair essential parts of a boat and enjoy the unique experience of working on the water every day. more...

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Marine Craft Construction

Become a trade-qualified shipwright or boat builder with a course in marine craft construction. Combine traditional methods with new technologies to keep vessels afloat. more...

  • Certificate III Marine Craft Construction

    MEM30719-01

    Leap into an exciting career on the ocean as a trade qualified shipwright or boat builder. Learn the skills you need to build and design marine craft using both traditional methods of manufacture as well as new and emerging technologies.

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Marine Engineering

Embark on a journey that equips you with the latest skills in vessel design, propulsion and safety protocols. Chart your course for a rewarding career by mastering marine technologies and ensuring maritime safety. more...

  • TAFE Statement Marine Engineering Revalidation (Engineer Officers) - Part C

    800-001006

    Embark on your voyage back to the sea with our specially tailored course. This course is designed specifically for experienced seafarers who are returning to work at sea. Revalidate the skills necessary to successfully re-enter the dynamic world of marine engineering.

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  • TAFE Statement Continued Competence Refresher

    800-000358

    This course is for all seafarers seeking Certificate of Competency revalidation who meet AMSA's sea service qualifying requirement. Refresh your skills during our two-day course, which includes both the life raft practical (including lifeboat on/off-load release simulator) and fire-fighting practical components.

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  • TAFE Statement Marine Engineering Revalidation - Engineer Officers (Part A & C)

    800-000477

    Embark on your voyage back to the sea with our specially tailored course. This course is designed specifically for experienced seafarers who are returning to work at sea. Revalidate the skills necessary to successfully re-enter the dynamic world of marine engineering.

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  • TAFE Statement Marine Engineering - Experience Assessment (AMSA) Part A

    800-000479

    This customised bridging course enables Marine Engineer Class 3 (NC) holders and other unclassified Marine Transport Professionals to pursue higher qualifications in the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering.

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  • TAFE Statement Marine Engineering AMSA Oral Preparation

    800-000480

    Approach the AMSA oral examination with greater confidence with this convenient online course. Refine your knowledge on a range of topics including marine auxiliary boilers, machinery and equipment and ship operations.

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  • Statement of Attainment Safety Training Certification Skill Set

    MARSS00033-V01

    Take the first step toward your Certificate of Safety Training (CoST). Gain key skills in maritime safety and work at sea on board international vessels. Learn survival techniques from industry experts in simulated AMSA-approved training centres.

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  • Diploma Marine Engineering (Engineer Watchkeeper)

    MAR50120-01

    Gain the qualification to apply for the licensing you need to become an engineer watchkeeper on ships anywhere in the world. Strengthen your technical, survival and leadership skills to work with and manage your crew in a career on the water.

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  • Diploma Marine Engineering (Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal)

    MAR50120-03

    Become eligible to apply for your certificate of competency engineer class 3 (near coastal), and gain the licensing to become a chief engineer or second engineer on appropriate ships in Australian waters.

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  • Advanced Diploma Marine Engineering (Class 1) (Engineer Class 1 - Motor)

    MAR60120-01

    Study this exciting new combined qualification and be prepared for your Class 2 and Class 1 Certificate of Competency with AMSA and for a career as an unlimited chief engineer in international waters.

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Marine Mechanical

Learn what it takes to be a marine mechanic and spend your days working on the water. Target your study around inboard, outboard and jet propulsion engines, electrical and charging systems. more...

  • Certificate III Marine Mechanical Technology

    AUR30520-01

    Make the water your office when you equip yourself with the expertise needed to work as a highly regarded marine mechanic. Gain the skills to work on engines and propulsion systems used across the boating industry.

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Maritime Operations

Navigate your way to a dynamic, rewarding career on the high seas. Master essential skills that open doors globally, from coastal waters to international voyages. more...

  • TAFE Statement GMDSS Revalidation

    800-000491

    Revalidate your GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) Certificate of Recognition with this program designed for deck watchkeepers, chief mates, and masters. Stay current with the latest communications equipment in the field.

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  • TAFE Statement Marine Deck Revalidation - Part A

    800-000492

    Refresh your skills to revalidate your certificate of competency with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). This course is designed for masters, deck officers and engineers to comply with AMSA, and covers requirements as per STCW convention.

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  • TAFE Statement Marine Deck Revalidation - Part B

    800-000493

    This course is designed for holders of an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) issued Certificate of Competency (Master and Deck Officers) who do not hold the qualifying sea service to revalidate, and need to complete a revalidation course.

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  • TAFE Statement Safety Training (CoST) Refresher

    800-000921

    This course is for Certificate of Competency holders without qualifying sea service. Qualifying sea service is at least 12 months in total during the preceding 5 years before application, or 3 months in total during the preceding 6 months prior to revalidating. Find out more about AMSA's sea service requirements on amsa.gov.au An AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) Revalidation is the mandatory requirement for revalidation of the CoST Certificate for those without the required sea-time. (Done every 5 years) The CoST Revalidation Certificate issued will be recognised by AMSA as meeting the International requirements. The following certificates will be issued to participants who successfully complete the course: - Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-2), and - Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-V1/1, Table A-VI/1-1).

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  • Statement of Attainment Global Maritime Distress & Safety Systems (GMDSS)

    900-82358

    Get one step closer to achieving your Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification. Learn to operate GMDSS subsystems and take the helm as the master of a commercial vessel.

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  • Statement of Attainment STCW Certificate of Safety Training (CoST)

    900-82361

    Want to work on superyachts, cruise ships and other international trading vessels? The Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) is the first qualification you need to become a seafarer on international waters. This approved training course teaches you the skills you need to apply for your certificate with AMSA.

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  • Statement of Attainment Compass Adjuster Limited Skill Set

    MARSS00037-V01

    This short course will give you the skills to take your maritime career to the next level as a limited compass adjuster. Learn how to adjust magnetic compasses on vessels less than 45 metres and gain the experience you need for AMSA licensing.

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  • Statement of Attainment Proficiency in Survival Craft other than fast rescue boats (CPSC)

    900-82365

    Launch an exciting career in maritime operations with a focus on safety with this hands-on short course. Learn survival techniques from industry experts in simulated Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)-approved training centres.

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  • Statement of Attainment Advanced Fire Fighting

    900-82364

    Develop the skills to keep your shipmates safe as you learn to manage firefighting and fire prevention onboard a vessel. Plan for evacuations, maintain safety equipment and work with onshore emergency services.

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  • Statement of Attainment Basic Fire Fighting (STCW)

    900-82400

    Act with confidence in the event of a fire on a vessel and work with your team to ensure the safety of everyone onboard. Identify potential risks, maintain your equipment and run fire watches to prevent further outbreaks.

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  • Certificate I Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)

    MAR10220-01

    If working on the sea is your goal, this course will help you get started with your dream career. Qualify to work as a general purpose hand in coastal waters on a vessel up to 80 metres, as you learn to work as part of a crew on deck or in the engine room.

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

    MAR20321-01

    Get out of the classroom and onto the seas as you become qualified in Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal. This comprehensive course will equip you with the skills and experience to confidently perform as a ship’s master, operating vessels up to 12 metres.

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  • Certificate II Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal)

    MAR20421-01

    Kickstart your career as a qualified Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal. This hands-on course will provide you with the foundational skills and knowledge needed to work in the Australian maritime industry as an engineer or engine room worker.

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  • Certificate III Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

    MAR30921-01

    Learn to navigate the seas and sail to a career as a master, chief mate or deck watchkeeper. Rise to challenges as you lead a crew on fishing charters, commercial vessels and tourist trips on vessels within Australian coastal waters.

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  • Certificate III Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

    MAR30821-01

    Gain the skills to become a chief engineer on certain vessels, a chief engineer’s assistant or an engine room worker with this practical and exciting course. Train on real boats and ships, in firefighting facilities and swimming pools for real life experience as you build a career on the high seas.

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  • Certificate IV Maritime Operations (Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal)

    MAR40320-01

    Gain the specialist skills and training needed to apply for an AMSA certificate of competency and work as a master on domestic vessels up to 45 metres. You’ll learn to take a high level of professional responsibility for the safety of others when you graduate and work in this exciting sector.

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  • Certificate IV Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

    MAR40220-01

    Sail high seas and advance your career in the maritime industry to become qualified as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal (MED1). Designed specifically for industry certification, this course will provide you with plenty of opportunities.

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  • Diploma Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)

    MAR50320-03

    Combine your navigation abilities with your sense of adventure and challenge yourself to take the next step in your maritime career. This course is your passport to life on international waters as a 2nd or 3rd deck watchkeeping officer.

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  • Diploma Maritime Operations (Master less than 100 metres Near Coastal)

    MAR50320-02

    Expand your horizons and take your maritime career to the next level as you gain the skills to work as a Master on domestic vessels up to 80 metres long. Enjoy a greater variety of employment opportunities around the Australian near coastal zone.

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  • Diploma Maritime Operations (Master less than 500 GT)

    MAR50320-01

    Challenge yourself to become Master of international vessels as you develop the skills needed to work as a Master or Chief Mate on commercial vessels up to 500 GT in the Australian exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and in international waters.

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Sailmaking

Create large industrial textile items with a course in sailmaking. You’ll learn to craft and maintain yacht sails, sunshades, PVC and canvas goods. more...

  • Certificate III Manufactured Textile Products

    MST30222-01

    Learn on the job and enter the dynamic manufactured textiles industry. Master design software as you craft and maintain yacht sails, sunshades and shade sails. Build confidence to make custom orders and graduate with trade-level skills.

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