Master Inland Water

MAR31013 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master Inland Waters)

Course Details

Port Adelaide: 2017
This course is offerd during the delivery of the Master <24m course. Email us for exact dates of class room attendance required.

Cost: 2017
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Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate

Other relevant links:
AMSA Master Inland Water Guidance Notice 720
AMSA Fact Sheets

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Course Information

This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry as a Master Inland Waters on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master Inland Waters as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification will require achievement of the MAR31013 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master Inland Waters), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

Training Programme
The Master Inland Waters course is offered during the delivery of a Master <24m course as the majority of the units of competency are the same. The attendance requirement for a Master Inland Waters student is approximately three weeks of the six-week Master <24m course. Email the Academy for exact dates of attendance required.

Units of Competency

National Code

Unit Description

Contribute to effective workplace relationships
Perform routine maintenance on a vessel up to 24 metres
Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
Meet work health and safety requirements
Apply weather information when navigating inland waters as Master
Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels up to 80 metres
Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 80 metres
Monitor environmental management on a vessel
Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres within near coastal waters
Perform seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24 metres


  • Elements of Shipboard Safety (Inland Waters skill set)

For those students who would like more information about this course, please contact AMFA.

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