|Course Name||Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)|
|Location||Newnham Campus, Launceston|
|Duration||Approximately 5 weeks|
15 February - 23 March 2021 ^
Shipboard Safety Skill Set: 15 & 16 February 2021
AMSA Oral Dates (for eligible students): 25, 26 and 29 March 2021*
*subject to AMSA's availability
16 August - 16 September 2021 ^
AMSA Oral Dates (for eligible students): Subject to AMSA's availability
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).
This course is designed for students who already hold Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency
Included in the course:
Safe operation and maintenance of:
- Diesel engines
- Hydraulic and steering systems
- Vessel construction
- Engine room management
- Power generation and distribution systems
- Vessel stability and hydrostatics
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.
Students are encouraged to familiarise themselves with AMSA Certificate of Competency requirements: AMSA Website
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.
For further information regarding Certification of Competency, please refer to the AMSA Website
Launceston courses will be delivered at AMC's Newnham Campus on a full-time basis - Newnham Campus, Launceston (PDF 698.2KB). Some practical aspects of the training will be undertaken at the Beauty Point campus (bus transfers will be provided free of charge).
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, 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.