CERTIFICATE III IN MARITIME OPERATIONS (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR30813
State ID: J713
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version :

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Marine Engineer in the maritime industry. This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry operating as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 750 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). You will develop the following skills:

  • Taking charge of an engine room with a main propulsion of less than 750kW
  • Applying safety procedures
  • Applying survival skills at sea
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Refuelling vessels adhering to marine pollution (MARPOL) guidelines
  • Performing basic engineering calculations
  • Operating and maintaining deck machinery
  • Operating and maintaining auxiliary power systems, and
  • Operating and maintaining extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment.
Third Party Provider
Central Regional TAFE engages the services of a Third Party in the provision of this course. Further details can be provided prior to enrolment.
VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version :

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Marine Engineer in the maritime industry. This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry operating as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 750 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). You will develop the following skills:

  • Taking charge of an engine room with a main propulsion of less than 750kW
  • Applying safety procedures
  • Applying survival skills at sea
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Refuelling vessels adhering to marine pollution (MARPOL) guidelines
  • Performing basic engineering calculations
  • Operating and maintaining deck machinery
  • Operating and maintaining auxiliary power systems, and
  • Operating and maintaining extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment.
Third Party Provider
Central Regional TAFE engages the services of a Third Party in the provision of this course. Further details can be provided prior to enrolment.
VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Campus locations

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Public
North Regional TAFE

You will learn how to take charge of machinery aboard a sea going vessel where the main propulsion machinery does not exceed 750kW. You will also learn about safety and survival at sea, extinguishing fires and first aid.

To attain this qualification, you need to complete the following skill sets:

  • Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS)
  • Marine Engine Driver II (MEDII)

Course description

You will learn how to take charge of machinery aboard a sea going vessel where the main propulsion machinery does not exceed 750kW. You will also learn about safety and survival at sea, extinguishing fires and first aid.

To attain this qualification, you need to complete the following skill sets:

  • Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS)
  • Marine Engine Driver II (MEDII)

Campus locations

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

This qualification is aligned to the educational requirement for Certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade II as described in Part D of the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

Specific industry requirements must be met prior to application for issue of a Certificate of Competency including approved logged sea-time, Please refer to below guidance link for AMSA requirements for MEDII. https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-2-near-coastal

Note: It is recommended that students have sea-time approved by DOT and eyesight test completed prior to commencement of course.
Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate OR STCW95 Certificate of Safety Training (completed less than 5 years ago) and a current Senior First Aid Certificate – required for issue of MED II Certificate.

These courses are conducted at this Centre (5-6 days full-time) Note: these are separate courses and not part of the MED II enrolment.

Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) & Apply First Aid are available from South Metro Tafe and other RTOs, please refer to AMSA website. Please note that if you hold a recently completed Certificate of Safety Training (COST) you may be eligible for RPL against the ESS units, please also note additional fees for RPL will be incurred.

Students applying for Skills Recognition should do so prior to the start of a course.

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority: Phone: Head Office +61 2 6279 5000 (8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday EST) or Web: www.amsa.gov.au.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Course description

This qualification is aligned to the educational requirement for Certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade II as described in Part D of the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

Specific industry requirements must be met prior to application for issue of a Certificate of Competency including approved logged sea-time, Please refer to below guidance link for AMSA requirements for MEDII. https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-2-near-coastal

Note: It is recommended that students have sea-time approved by DOT and eyesight test completed prior to commencement of course.
Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate OR STCW95 Certificate of Safety Training (completed less than 5 years ago) and a current Senior First Aid Certificate – required for issue of MED II Certificate.

These courses are conducted at this Centre (5-6 days full-time) Note: these are separate courses and not part of the MED II enrolment.

Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) & Apply First Aid are available from South Metro Tafe and other RTOs, please refer to AMSA website. Please note that if you hold a recently completed Certificate of Safety Training (COST) you may be eligible for RPL against the ESS units, please also note additional fees for RPL will be incurred.

Students applying for Skills Recognition should do so prior to the start of a course.

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority: Phone: Head Office +61 2 6279 5000 (8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday EST) or Web: www.amsa.gov.au.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Campus locations

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