Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering (Class 1)

MAR60120

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Average Course Fee: $10622

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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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:

  • Engineer Class 1 (STCW Chief Engineer Unlimited)
  • Engineer Class 2 (STCW Second Engineer Unlimited)
  • on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of any propulsion power in any operating area.

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    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 an Engineer Class 1 (STCW Chief Engineer Unlimited) or Engineer Class 2 (STCW Second Engineer Unlimited) 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 an Engineer Class 1 (STCW Chief Engineer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

    AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulations STCW A-III/1 and A-III/2 (MAR60120 Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering Class 1)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 72
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 72
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 72
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.
  • This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Class 2 (STCW Second Engineer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

    AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulations STCW A-III/1 and A-III/2 (MAR60120 Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering Class 1)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 72
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 72
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 72
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.
  • Seafarers seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

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

    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 (Advanced Diploma).

    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 (Advanced Diploma).

    Jobs

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

    Professionals

    29.1%

    Professionals
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    27.0%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers

    13.7%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    18.4%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Mining

    14.8%

    Mining
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    13.6%

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

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

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $16,221.

    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.


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