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What job opportunities could a maritime or marine engineering course lead to?
Australia’s eastern seaboard is a hub for national and international maritime operations, with employment expected to almost double over the next eight years. Wherever you want to be based, there are plenty of study options to launch your maritime service career at TAFE NSW.
With maritime operations and marine engineering experts as your teachers, you will advance your practical seafaring abilities using the latest, high quality simulated training equipment. TAFE NSW also utilises operational boats for real world experience, out on the water. The maritime industry offers exciting career choices with the option to travel the world, so ship off and enrol now.
A maritime or marine engineering course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from organising commercial shipping, captaining your own fleet as a ship captain, or becoming an offshore engineer.
The average weekly salary for a maritime transport professional is $1,675, and a TAFE NSW qualification in this area can lead to a career like:
- maritime transport professional
- boat builder
- charter vessel guide
- marine engine driver
- ship’s master
- maritime trainer
- shipboard engineer
Whether you're just starting out in your maritime or marine engineering career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.
TAFE NSW courses in the area include:
- Maritime Operations
- Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal
- Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal
- Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal
- Engineer Watchkeeper
- Ship Security Awareness
- Operation and Maintenance of Marine Elect. Systems.