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Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) - MAR40518

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Course Name Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)
Course Code MAR40518
Location Newnham Campus, Launceston
Duration Approximately 6 weeks
Course Fees
  • AMC Tuition Fees: $2,706.00*
  • Shipboard Safety Skill Set: $490.00
  • AMC Certificate of Competency Administration Fee: $100.00
  • AMSA Certificate of Competency Application Fee: $262.00
Intake 1

31 January - 11 March 2020 ^

Shipboard Safety Skill Set: 31 January & 3 February 2020

AMSA Final Assessment: 12 - 17 March 2020 (eligible students)

Intake 2

24 September - 26 October 2020 ^

Shipboard Safety Skill Set: 24 & 25 September 2020

AMSA Final Assessment: 27 - 30 October 2020 (eligible students)

This intake is designed only for students who already hold MAR30813 or MAR30818 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) and Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency

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About the course

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) 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). This course provides the required training component to qualify for a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency (subject to assessment and sea-time requirements by AMSA).

Included in the course:

  • Shipboard Safety Skill Set - provides you with knowledge and skills to prepare and respond with emergencies at sea
  • Working knowledge of regulations and legislation

Safe operation and maintenance of:

  • Diesel engines
  • Refrigeration
  • Hydraulic and steering systems
  • Valves
  • Vessel construction
  • Refuelling
  • Engine room management
  • Power generation and distribution systems
  • Vessel stability and hydrostatics

Entry Requirements

There are no specific qualification entry requirements to undertake MAR40518 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 the AMSA Website

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: RTO.administration@utas.edu.au

* AMC Tuition Fees do not include Shipboard Safety Skill Set, AMSA Certificate of Competency Administration Fee or AMSA Certificate of Competency Application Fee

^ 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.