International Course Info

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2)

  • National Code: MAR60115
  • CRICOS Code: 086368A

Develop the practical skills and knowledge required to perform various specialised tasks when working as an Engineer Class 2 on vessels over 750kW propulsion power.

You will learn to plan and schedule operations and organise safe maintenance and repair procedures. You will develop skills necessary to operate and maintain electrical machinery and electronic control and engine equipment. Maintenance includes testing and detecting faults and repairing them. You will also learn to manage administration of the vessel including its business, legal and personnel aspects. Other outcomes of the course would include developing skills to perform routine tasks on board a vessel while ensuring safe work practices.

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Subject area: Marine Engineering

Course code:
Course fee:
1 Year


  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Prerequisite: Diploma of Maritime Operations ( Engineer Watchkeeper) (MAR50115)
  • IELTS 6.0 with no score lower than 5.5 across all bands (OR) IELTS 5.5 with 10 weeks of English Language Program (Beginner to Advanced) at TAFE NSW English Language Centre (OR) TOEFL (iBT) 60
  • Certificates of Competency in Deck or Engineer Officers courses can only be achieved via a definite pathway. Certificates are issued by Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as per requirements laid down in Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) a convention of International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
  • These courses are only part of the prerequisites for the eligibility with AMSA for their final oral assessment prior to issuing of the Certificates of Competency. A student must also have specific and necessary training and sea-service before they are eligible for AMSA final assessment. Students need to apply for Qualifying Sea Service (QSS) approval from AMSA once they receive a letter of offers from TAFE NSW. AMSA requirements and their contact details are obtainable from AMSA website.


FOR 2020

Newcastle Total course fee: A$15,520 Enrol: Feb , Jul

FOR 2021

Newcastle Total course fee: A$15,520 Enrol: Feb , Jul


To receive the Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2) students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.





Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


Engineer Class 2