Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

MAR30818

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $2068

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Average Course Duration: 140 Hours

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Description

This qualification applies to people working in 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 <750 kW within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or
  • second engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power <1500 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 or
  • worker in an engine room of a vessel <80 m long with propulsion power <3000 kW.
  • Licensing/Regulatory Information

    This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal NC as defined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

    AMSA certification will require:

  • achieving MAR30818 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC
  • sea service consisting of:
  • 180 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book
  • or

  • 360 days qualifying sea service
  • or

  • 120 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book, while holding a Coxswain 1 (Cox 1), Coxswain 2 endorsed for 500 kW inboard propulsion (Cox 2 500 kW), or Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 (MED 3)
  • or

  • 240 days qualifying sea service while holding a Cox 1, Cox 2 500 kW or MED 3
  • or

  • 90 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification
  • or

  • 180 days qualifying sea service while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification
  • 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).
  • 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 of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates of this course starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

    Jobs

    Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

    Professionals

    36.2%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    27.3%

    Labourers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    18.4%

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

    Transport, postal and warehousing

    32.1%

    Transport, postal and warehousing
    Agriculture, forestry and fishing

    20.9%

    Agriculture, forestry and fishing
    Administrative and support services

    9.1%

    Administrative and support services

    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

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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 III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) 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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    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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