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Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)

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Course Name Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
Course Code MAR10313
Location Newnham Campus, Launceston plus both online and distance education elements
Duration The course is comprised of 3 stages:
  1. Elements of Shipboard Safety course (2 days)
  2. Approximately 10 hours of online study
  3. Completion of an on-the-job Task and Guided Studies (TAGS) practical workbook
Course Fees $1,440.00 per person
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About the course

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to work as a General Purpose Hand (GPH) on deck or in the engine room of a vessel up to 80 metres within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or in the engine room only for a vessel with propulsion power up to 3000 kW.

This course applies to people working in entry-level positions, or people who already hold Shipboard Safety Skill Set or Certificate of Safety Training who would like to expand on their skills for the industry.

The Australian Maritime College present this course to you utilising online documents, videos, interactive images and Tasks and Guided Studies (TAGS).

Upon satisfactory completion of the training and assessment, students will receive a Certificate outcome.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

For further information regarding Certification of Competency, please refer to the AMSA Website

Entry Requirements

There are no specific qualification entry requirements however each student is required to undertake a prescribed learning, literacy and numeracy assessment before they are granted entry to the course.

Career opportunities

The holder of this certificate can:

  1. Assist a master or engineer in any tasks that may be required on board, while working under direct supervision of the person in charge of the vessel or its engines
  2. Work:
    1. on deck or in the engine room of a vessel <80 m in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ); and
    2. in the engine room only for a vessel with propulsion power <3000 kW.

Accommodation

On-campus accommodation is available, for further information please visit the UTAS Accommodation website.

How to apply

Please visit the VET Online Application page to apply.

Need further information?

Please complete the Online Enquiry Form and the most appropriate person will respond to you directly.

Contact details

VET Administration
Australian Maritime College
Locked Bay 1397
Launceston Tasmania 7250
T: +61 3 6324 9404
E: amc.vet.admin@utas.edu.au

^ Dates may vary depending on units undertaken. AMC reserves the right to reschedule or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolments.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)
As of 1 January 2015 students undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a USI.
To apply, please visit: Unique Student Identifier. You will be asked to provide your USI upon enrolment.