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Course Info

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

National Course Code: MAR40618

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) at TAFE NSW gives you the skills and training needed to apply for an AMSA certificate of capacity and work as a master on domestic vessels up to 35 m long, or chief mate on vessels up to 80 m.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Monitor and manage vessel operations
  • Manage a small crew
  • Operate deck machinery and steering gear on a vessel up to 80 m
  • Manage loading, discharging and stowing of cargo
  • Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation
  • Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions
  • Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Stand out in the job market by developing a range of key soft skills, including:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Resilience
  • Strong swimming ability

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Eligibility to apply for a Master less than 35 metres near coastal certificate of competency through AMSA

Career opportunities:

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 35 m long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Master on vessels up to 80 m long in inshore waters
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 80 m long within the EEZ

INDUSTRY DEMAND

According to the Australian Industry Standards maritime industry reference committee, 75% of maritime employers reported a skills shortage in the industry between 2017 and 2018. Data showed this shortage was primarily for domestic commercial vessel roles including marine engine drivers, small vessel (<35m) masters, deckhands, managers and educators.

Worker shortages make now a great time to advance your maritime career with this qualification.

Locations

This course is currently available at 3 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time

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Ballina: Blended

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  • Duration: 52 Weeks

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  • Duration: 1 Year

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,510.00
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  • Start Date: 19 Oct 2020
  • Duration: 7 Weeks

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