Course Start Date
8.1 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal) at TAFE NSW will give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in the Australian maritime industry in MED3 roles such as chief or second engineer on vessels less than 12m in length.
This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will:
- Operate and service marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems
- Operate deck machinery
- Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment
- Fight fires onboard a vessel
- Survive at sea using survival craft
- Provide first aid
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop personal attributes to help you get ahead:
- Adventurous and resilient spirit
- Strong swimming ability
- Dexterity and hand-eye coordination
- Ability to work in a team
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
- Eligibility to apply for a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal (MED3) certificate of competency through AMSA
- Marine engine driver grade 3 near coastal (MED3)
GROW YOUR CAREER
Expand your expertise with:
- Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)
- Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)
- Diploma of Maritime Operations
- Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations
The maritime industry seeks qualified workers with 75% of employers reporting a skills shortage between 2017/18, primarily for domestic commercial vessel roles which include marine engine drivers, small vessel (<35m) masters, deckhands, managers and educators. There has never been a better time to advance your maritime career with TAFE NSW.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 8.1 hours of class, over 2-3 days a week, for 52 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 0.6 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 in the capacity of:
- Chief engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power <500 kW within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or
- Second engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power <750 kW within the EEZ or
- Chief or second engineer on vessels with an outboard engine with unlimited propulsion power within the EEZ or
- Assistant under direct supervision of a chief engineer
- Worker in the engine room of vessels <80 m long with propulsion power <3000 kW
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 Monday 6.00pm to 9.00pm, Wednesday 9.00am to 9.00pm, Thursday from 9.00am to 4.00pm and 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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
Applying 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
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|MARF027||Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment|
|MARC033||Complete engine room tasks|
|MARJ006||Follow environmental work practices|
|MARF028||Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel|
|MARC034||Maintain hull out of water|
|MARF029||Meet work health and safety requirements|
|MARC035||Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment|
|MARC036||Operate deck machinery|
|MARC039||Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|MARB028||Service marine internal combustion engines and propulsion and auxiliary systems|
|MARF030||Survive at sea using survival craft|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
Marine Engine Driver Grade 3.
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.Apply Now
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