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Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal) - MAR30913

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Course Name Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal)
Course Code MAR30913
Location Newnham Campus, Launceston
Duration Approx. 8-9 weeks
Course Fees
  • Master <24 Metres AMC Tuition Fees $2,252.00*
  • AMSA Certificate of Competency Application Fee: $151.00
  • AMC Certificate of Competency Administration Fee: $150.00
Intake 2

3 September - 26 October 2018 ^ +

Included in course fees:
Shipboard Safety Skill Set: 3 - 5 September 2018

Not included in course fees:
Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP): 5 - 7 September 2018 ($120.00)

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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).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Entry requirements

Medical and eye-sight requirements apply.

Career opportunities

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.

Contact details

VET Administration
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.