|Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
|Newnham Campus, Launceston plus both online and distance education elements
The course is comprised of 3 stages:
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 Provide First Aid (HLTAID011), 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.
For further information regarding Certification of Competency, please refer to the AMSA Website
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.
The holder of this certificate can:
- 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
- on deck or in the engine room of a vessel <80 m in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ); and
- in the engine room only for a vessel with propulsion power <3000 kW.
On-campus accommodation is available, for further information please visit the UTAS Accommodation website.
How to apply
Please visit the Enrolment information 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
* AMC Tuition Fees do not include Shipboard Safety Skill Set course fees, AMPA Administration fee or AMSA Certificate of Competency fees
^ 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.