Course Start Date
03 May 2021
35 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
Survival Practicals are conducted at QANTAS Pool in Mascot. Fire Fighting Practicals are conducted at Nirimba TAFE. Engineering Practicals are conducted on a boat in Sydney Harbour and in the engineering workshop at TAFE.
All students are expected to wear proper PPE at these practical sessions. Students have to make their own way to the practical venues. Directions and maps will be given on the first day of the course.
This is a Full Time, Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 35 hours of class, over 5 days a week, for 4 weeks.
You will be expected to self-study an extra 10 hours per week at your own pace to complete your assignments and prepare for your final assessments.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This qualification is one component of the eligibility criteria to achieve the MED3 Certificate of Competency which allows you to work in any state or territory in Australia.
This qualification is suitable for people working MED3 near Coastal on deck of a vessel of less than 12 m in length with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or less than 500 kW for an inboard engine that is in inshore waters or designated waters or 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
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
Classes will be held from Monday to Friday from 08:30am - 4:30pm over four weeks commencing on 03 May, 2021
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?
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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.
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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.
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