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Whether you want to be at sea or based on land, marine mechanic careers are in demand and have transferable skills. With the industry links that TAFE NSW maintains, you can forge a confident future.

Sail away with a maritime career, take advantage of skills shortages and join an industry that combines safety with an ever-changing landscape. Investigate scholarship options, including the Barker Maritime Scholarship.

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What job opportunities could a maritime or marine engineering course lead to?

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.

Qualifications in can lead to a job as a maritime transport professional, watchkeeper, shipboard engineer, deckhand or coxswain. The average weekly salary for a maritime transport professional is $1,675. 

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 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 and Operation and Maintenance of Marine Elect. Systems.