Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

MAR20318

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $2900

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Average Course Duration: 100 Hours

100 Hours is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 8 training provider(s).

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Description

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
  • or

  • as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
  • Licensing/Regulatory Information

    This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Coxswain Grade 1 NC as defined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

    AMSA certification will require:

  • achieving MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)
  • a Marine Radio Operators VHF Certificate of Proficiency
  • sea service consisting of:
  • 30 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book;
  • or

  • 240 days qualifying sea service
  • meeting the medical and eyesight requirements specified in the NSCV Part D and
  • assessment by an AMSA approved assessor using the AMSA mandated practical assessment (AMPA) conducted on a commercial vessel ≥5.0 m in length.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    44%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers

    21.5%

    Labourers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    10.1%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Construction

    25.1%

    Construction
    Other Services

    12.6%

    Other Services
    Manufacturing

    10.7%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Maritime Career Pathway

    Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Maritime.


    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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