Course Info

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT)

National Course Code: MAR50415


Set sail for a career you will love with the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT).

Students learn how to:

  • Apply command navigation procedures on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations
  • Ensure compliance with environmental management legislation
  • Inspect and report defects and damage to vessel
  • Maintain a safe navigational watch and maintain vessel stability
  • Manage provision of medical care on board a vessel
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility

    Once you complete the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT), you will be qualified to work in the maritime industry as a Master, Chief Mate or Watchkeeper Deck on ships with a gross tonnage of less than 500.

    At TAFE NSW we understand that you may not be able to commit to full-time study, so we have developed a range of flexible modes for you to complete this course.


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

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time

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