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Diploma of Maritime Operations

MAR50220

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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:

  • Master less than 24 metres (foreign going)
  • Chief Mate less than 3000 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Master of commercial vessel less than 500 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Mate less than 500 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal
  • Waterkeeper Deck
  • Watchkeeper Deck less than 3000 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur the job role and specialisation, if applicable, selected from the group choice below

    Licensing/Regulatory Information

    Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this qualification:

  • This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification by AMSA as a Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal as defined in Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – National law) 2013.
  • This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification by AMSA as a Master of a commercial vessel less than 500 gross tonnage (GT) or Watchkeeper Deck as defined in Marine Orders and the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
  • This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal as defined in Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – National law) 2013.

    AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets Master less than 80 metres course at Diploma level (MAR50220 Diploma of Maritime Operations - Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D
  • holding a Marine Radio Operators certificate of proficiency as defined in NSCV Part D
  • qualifying sea service as defined in NSCV Part D
  • meeting the medical and eyesight requirements specified in NSCV Part D
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in NSCV Part D.
  • This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Master of a commercial vessel less than 500 GT as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

    AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulations STCW A-II/1 and A-II/2 (MAR50220 Diploma of Maritime Operations - Masters less than 500 GT)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 71
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 71
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 71
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 71.
  • This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Watchkeeper Deck as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

    AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulation STCW A-II/I (MAR50220 Diploma of Maritime Operations - Watchkeeper Deck)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 71
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 71
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 71
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 71.
  • Seafarers seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

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    Improved Work Status

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    Salary

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    Jobs

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

    Professionals

    35.0%

    Professionals
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    28.9%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers

    8.8%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    21.7%

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    Manufacturing

    11.7%

    Manufacturing
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    10.6%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

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

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