Course Start Date
8.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) equips you with the skills to operate vessels up to 12m. This hands-on course will have you ready to start your new career running catamaran tourist trips, fishing charters or off-shore vessels.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
- Fight fires on board a vessel
- Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
- Operate inboard and outboard motors
- Operate a vessel up to 12 metres
- Contribute to environmental work practices
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Collaboration and communication skills
- Adventurous and resilient spirit
- Strong swimming ability
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- Eligibility to apply for the Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal certificate through AMSA
- A strong study pathway to go on to higher-level maritime qualifications
- First Aid Certificate
- Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal
- Mastering up to a 12m vessel
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)
- Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)
- Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500GT)
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 8.5 hours of class, over 2-3 days per week, for 52 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 0.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including extra reading.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This qualification applies to people working in the maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate of competency to command and operate the engines of a vessel:
- <12 m in length
- with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or <500 kW for an inboard engine
- that is in inshore waters or designated waters
- as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 Lynda.com)
- 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
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday from 9.00am to 9.00pm, Wednesday 9.00am to 9.00pm and Thursday 9.00am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|MARF027||Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment|
|MARN008||Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres|
|MARI003||Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres|
|MARJ006||Follow environmental work practices|
|MARF028||Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel|
|MARK007||Handle a vessel up to 12 metres|
|MARF029||Meet work health and safety requirements|
|MARC037||Operate inboard and outboard motors|
|MARC038||Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems|
|MARB027||Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems|
|MARH013||Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|MARF030||Survive at sea using survival craft|
As a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal in the maritime industry.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Enrol Now
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