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TAFE Statement in Marine Engineering AMSA Oral Preparation

  • TAFE NSW code: 800-000480-22NEW-001

Location – Newcastle


Self paced



Course Start Date


Study Commitment

15 Hours per week


4 weeks

Course Details

This course prepares students adequately for AMSA oral examinations. Dedicated tutors co-ordinate flexible revision of the following topics:

MARF010 Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel,
MARF022 Apply maritime resource management principles,
MARG004 Provide leadership to crew,
MARJ003 Ensure compliance with environmental management legislation,
MARL003 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers,
MARL004 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and equipment,
MARL005 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine control systems and automation,
MARL006 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems,
MARL007 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine electrical systems,
MARL037 Demonstrate knowledge of ships and ship routines, and
MARL013 Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilers.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Engineer Class 3 (NC), Engineer Watchkeeper, Engineer Class 2, Engineer Class 1.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Participate in all activities pertaining to this course.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course


This is a self paced online course. You must attend approximately 15 hours of class.

The course will run for 4 weeks.


This course is designed for people who:

  • Need assistance in preparation for the AMSA oral examination.

Please note: This is a revison course only. It is student driven and suitable for pre-orals 'polishing'. This is aimed at Engineer Watchkeeper AMSA orals content.

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Access is provided to TAFE NSW resources for researches coordinated by experience teachers.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.


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For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
800-000480A Engineering AMSA Oral Preparation

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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