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Course Info

Diploma of Marine Engineering (Engineer Watchkeeper)

National Course Code: MAR50120

Overview

The nationally accredited Diploma of Marine Engineering (Engineer Watchkeeper) qualifies you to apply for the licensing you need to become an engineer watchkeeper on ships anywhere in the world.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Identify and correct complex diesel engine problems
  • Perform emergency survival strategies for the marine industry
  • Prevent and control fires
  • Inspect and operate a low-pressure steam boiler
  • Trace electrical diagrams and identify faults on electrical boards

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Resilience to face the challenges of life on the sea
  • Commitment to maintaining your physical health and wellbeing
  • Strong communication skills
  • An enjoyment of leading teams

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • Eligibility to apply for an engineer watchkeeper certificate of competency through the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
  • The minimum engineering qualification needed to join the international maritime industry
  • A nationally recognised qualification at Diploma level

Career opportunities:

  • Engineer watchkeeper officer

Once you gain certification of competency from AMSA, you will also be qualified to perform:

  • Second engineer duties on ships <3000 kW in any operating area
  • Chief engineer duties on ships <3000 kW operating in near-coastal water

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering (Marine Engineer Class 1)

Locations

This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
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  • Full Time

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