|Course Name||Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal)|
|Location||Newnham Campus, Launceston|
|Duration||Approx. 8-9 weeks|
|Course Fees||2018 Master <24 Metres $2,252.00*|
22 January - 26 March 2018 ^ +
Not included in course fees:
3 September - 2 November 2018 ^ +
Not included in course fees:
About the course
This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry as a Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.
Certification will require achievement of the MAR30913 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.
A person who has obtained a Certificate of Competency as a Master up to 24m Near Coastal is able to act in the following capacities:
- Master on a fishing or trading vessel less than 24 metres in length.
- Chief Mate on a trading vessel less than 35 metres in length within the EEZ.
- Chief Mate of a fishing vessel less than:
- 80 metres in length for operations within the EEZ.
- 35 metres in length for unlimited domestic operations.
Medical and eye-sight requirements apply.
The Master up to 24m Near Coastal certificate of competency is issued by the appropriate maritime regulatory authority in each state and territory. A Master up to 24m Near Coastal certificate allows a person to be employed as master of a commercial vessel up to 24 metres in length, within limits specified by the Marine Authority (usually up to 200 nautical miles from the coast).
This course will be delivered at AMC's Newnham Campus on a full-time basis - Newnham Campus, Launceston (PDF 698.2KB). It is possible that this course can be run in other locations if we have adequate client numbers.
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.
Australian Maritime College
Locked Bay 1397
Launceston Tasmania 7250
T: +61 3 6324 9404
^ Dates may vary depending on units undertaken. AMC reserves the right to reschedule or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolments.
* Includes 1 week of short courses, Shipboard Safety Skill Set (cost included in course fee) and Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (cost not included in course fee).
* AMSA Orals are not included in the course fee, please contact AMSA direct for application cost and licencing requirements
+ This course is not available to international students
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.