DIPLOMA OF MARITIME OPERATIONS (WATCHKEEPER DECK)

National ID: MAR50315
State ID: AWO1
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Course is available at the following locations

Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

This marine course is aligned to the educational requirements for certification as Deck Watchkeeper as described in Marine Orders - Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications (Version 6) under the Australian Navigation Act 1912. A history of sea time/service on board a vessel will be required to obtain a certificate of competency from AMSA.

There are two pathways into the course:

The Deck Watchkeeper qualification allows the holder to sail as Deck Watchkeeper on unlimited vessel size and in unlimited areas. Entry via deck-cadet or integrated rating pathway.

The Master < 500GT / Deck Watchkeeper is an international qualification. Holders commonly work in the offshore Oil rig Industry, Merchant ocean going vessels, large charter vessels, Large 'White Boat' yacht Industry, tugs, Sailing ships etc.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 2 semesters, which equates to 12 months full-time study.

Course description

This marine course is aligned to the educational requirements for certification as Deck Watchkeeper as described in Marine Orders - Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications (Version 6) under the Australian Navigation Act 1912. A history of sea time/service on board a vessel will be required to obtain a certificate of competency from AMSA.

There are two pathways into the course:

The Deck Watchkeeper qualification allows the holder to sail as Deck Watchkeeper on unlimited vessel size and in unlimited areas. Entry via deck-cadet or integrated rating pathway.

The Master < 500GT / Deck Watchkeeper is an international qualification. Holders commonly work in the offshore Oil rig Industry, Merchant ocean going vessels, large charter vessels, Large 'White Boat' yacht Industry, tugs, Sailing ships etc.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 2 semesters, which equates to 12 months full-time study.

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