Certificate III in Vessel Traffic Services

MAR30022

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification in the capacity of:

  • Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Operator.
  • IMO Regulatory framework

    International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) V/12 states that Contracting Governments planning and implementing VTS shall, wherever possible, follow the guidelines developed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

    IMO Resolution A.1158(32) Guidelines for VTS states:

  • VTS personnel should only be considered competent when appropriately trained and qualified for their VTS duties. This includes, amongst other things, that personnel have satisfactorily completed generic VTS training approved by a competent authority.
  • International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) publishes standards and associated recommendations, guidelines and model courses specifically related to the establishment and operation of VTS contribute to achieving worldwide harmonization of VTS.
  • Contracting Governments are encouraged to take into account IALA standards and associated recommendations, guidelines and model courses.
  • Licensing/Regulatory Information

  • Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this qualification:
  • Marine Order 64 (Vessel Traffic Services)
  • RTOs must:
  • demonstrate compliance with IALA Standard 1050 – Training and Certification
  • take into account IALA standards and associated recommendations, guidelines and model courses specifically related to the operation of VTS.
  • 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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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    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 III).

    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 III).

    Jobs

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

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    48.6%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers

    18.9%

    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Labourers

    15.6%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Construction

    22.3%

    Construction
    Other Services

    16.3%

    Other Services
    Manufacturing

    14.2%

    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

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    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. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.


    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 III in Vessel Traffic Services is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Maritime.


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