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Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) - MAR40513

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Course Name Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)
Course Code MAR40513
Location Newnham Campus, Launceston
Duration Approximately 6 weeks
Course Fees 2018 MED Grade 1: $2,550.00*
Intake 1

23 May - 10 July 2018 ^ +

Included in course fees:
Shipboard Safety Skill Set: 23 - 25 May 2018

Not included in course fees:
AMSA Final Assessment: 9 - 10 July 2018

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About the course

This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry operating as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The course delivery comprises of a combination of classes and practicals, with subjects such as Auxiliary and Main Propulsion Systems, Safety and the Environment, Engineering Management, Electrical, Vessel Construction and Stability. Candidates will get the chance to get hands on experience with maintenance and operation in each of these topics.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific qualification entry requirements to undertake MAR40513 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal).

Each student is required to undertake a prescribed LLN assessment before they are granted entry to the qualification course.  

While not a qualification entry requirement, the institution, as part of its student application process does requires each potential student to complete a medical declaration, which may require further discussion as to the student’s suitability to undertake the course of study.

Career Opportunities

Upon satisfactory completion of the course and subject to meeting further requirements of Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), students may be able to obtain an Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency from AMSA.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

For further information regarding Certification of Competency, please refer to AMSA Guidance Notice 725


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 short course, Shipboard Safety Skill Set (cost included in course fee) 

* AMSA Final Assessment Fees 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)
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To apply, please visit: Unique Student Identifier. You will be asked to provide your USI upon enrolment.