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.
Launch your maritime career with a course in boating services. Learn to service and repair essential parts of a boat, while looking after our marine environment.
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.
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.
This course is for all seafarers seeking Certificate of Competency revalidation who meet AMSA's sea service qualifying requirement. The course includes 1 day life raft practical training (including lifeboat on/off-load release simulator) and one day practical fire-fighting training.
This is a customised pathway to enable Marine Engineer Class 3 (NC) holders and other local Marine Transport Professionals not elsewhere classified, to pursue higher qualifications in Diploma and Advance Diploma in Marine Engineering, leading to AMSA Certificate of Competency. This AMSA approved course is built on the following competencies mentioned in STCW Code Table A-III/1 column 1: • MARB013 - Maintain and repair marine electrical and electronic equipment, • MARB014 - Maintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipment, and • MARC018 - Employ tools, equipment and materials in a shipboard context.
Part A of this course is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) meeting the requirements for Masters, Deck and Engineer Officer Revalidation. To be eligible for the issue of an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved certificate, candidates must possess an Australian issued Certificate of Competency (CoC). This course is designed for holders of an AMSA issued Certificates of Competency (Engineer, Master and Deck Officers) who do not hold the qualifying sea service. Part C of this course is to revalidate an engineering Certificate of Competency at the grade of Engineer class 1, Engineer class 2 and Engineer Watchkeeper and the sub grade of steam and/or motor. The following certificate will be issued by TAFE NSW to participants who successfully complete the course: • Part A of an AMSA approved Deck and Engineer officer revalidation program • AMSA approved Advanced firefighting course • AMSA approved Certificate of proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats. • Part C of an AMSA approved Engineer officer revalidation course.
This course prepares students adequately for AMSA oral examinations. Dedicated tutors co-ordinate flexible revision of the following topics: • MARF010 Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel, • MARF022 Apply maritime resource management principles, • MARG004 Provide leadership to crew, • MARJ003 Ensure compliance with environmental management legislation, • MARL003 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers, • MARL004 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and equipment, • MARL005 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine control systems and automation, • MARL006 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems, • MARL007 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine electrical systems, • MARL037 Demonstrate knowledge of ships and ship routines, and • MARL013 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilers.
Part A of this course is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) meeting the requirements for Masters, Deck and Engineer Officer Revalidation. To be eligible for the issue of an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved certificate, candidates must possess an Australian issued Certificate of Competency (CoC). This course is designed for holders of an AMSA issued Certificates of Competency (Engineer, Master and Deck Officers) who do not hold the qualifying sea service. Part C of this course is to revalidate an engineering Certificate of Competency at the grade of Engineer class 1, Engineer class 2 and Engineer Watchkeeper and the sub grade of steam and/or motor. The following certificate will be issued by TAFE NSW to participants who successfully complete the course: • Part A of an AMSA approved Deck and Engineer officer revalidation program, • AMSA approved Advanced firefighting course, • AMSA approved Certificate of proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats, and • Part C of an AMSA approved Engineer officer revalidation course.
Deepen your maritime industry knowledge and learn to contribute to operations on board oil, chemical, and liquified gas tankers. Upskill your current career or pursue further study to qualify for your preferred AMSA licence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If the mechanical aspects of a boat fascinate you, target your study around inboard, outboard and jet propulsion engines, electrical and charging systems and more.
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.
Gain your qualifications as a watchkeeper, coxswain, deckhand, shipwright or master of the ship. Work close to the Australian coast or move into international waters.
This course is for people who already hold an Australian GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) certificate but have been out of the field for a long period. You will update your knowledge to be able to operate and maintain the existing as well as recently developed communications equipment required in the GMDSS.
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).
Get one step closer to achieving your Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification. Learn to operate Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and take the helm as the master of a commercial vessel.
Revalidate your certificate of proficiency as a non-seafaring maritime officer with this AMSA approved course. Meet the requirements of STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-2, and STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-1.
Take this AMSA approved course and get your Medical Care on board Ship certification. Gain hands-on experience giving injections, inserting cannulas, suturing wounds and treating diseases onboard a vessel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Create large industrial textile items with a course in sailmaking. You’ll learn to craft and maintain yacht sails, sunshades, PVC and canvas goods.
Learn on the job as you enter the dynamic manufactured textiles industry. Craft and maintain yacht sails, sunshades, PVC and other textile products, and ensure that you graduate industry-ready.