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MAR40513 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

 

Course Details

Port Adelaide 2017
Jun 05 - Jul 14
2nd half of 2017 to be released later in the year.

Please register your expression of interest on
(08) 830302780 for other course dates.

Cost: 2017
Please see our 2017 timetable for current prices.

Pre-requisites:
Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate
Underpinning MED 2-level knowledge
MED1 Welding and Cutting

Other relevant links:
AMSA's MED 1 Guidance Notice 725
AMSA Fact Sheets

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MED pre-enrolment questions




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skills.sa.gov.au/training-learning/check-your-eligibility


Course Information

This qualification 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).

Licensing/Regulatory Information
This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification will require achievement of the MAR40513 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service or qualifying sea service and a workshop skill equivalent qualification, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

The following information is from AMSA Guidance Notice 725 and is subject to change. It is provided as a service to AMFA students and is not intended to be a definitive guide.

It is the responsibility of each student to contact the maritime regulator (AMSA) before commencing a course to ensure that the student can meet the prerequisites for issuance of a regulatory Certificate of Competency.

The holder of this certificate can act as:
(a) Chief Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power <1500 kW, in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ);

(b) Second Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power <3000 kW, in the EEZ.

Prerequisites Checklist:

  • Be at least 16 years when the certificate is issued;
  • Record of Sea Service (AMSA form 560) or
  • Record of Sea Service to meet standard, signed by a qualified person;
  • Certificate of Medical Fitness for a Marine Qualification (AMSA form 559);
  • Eyesight test certificate (AMSA form 542);
  • Proof of Identity;
  • Photographs (2);
  • Certificate 4 Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 (NC) issued by an AMSA approved registered training organisation (RTO);
  • HLTFA unit of competency Apply First Aid or another certificate that the national regulator considers to be equivalent;
  • Application for a Certificate of Competency - first time issue (AMSA form 534);
  • Pay fee/s.

Sea Service - Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 (NC)

The applicant must have at least:
  • 240 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW, while working on board as an assistant to an engineer or engine driver, and a completed approved task book; or

  • 480 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while working on board as an assistant to an engineer or engine driver; or

  • 180 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while holding a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC or a certificate that the National Regulator considers equivalent and working as chief engineer or second engineer on board and a completed approved task book; or

  • 360 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while holding a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC or a certificate that the National Regulator considers equivalent and working as chief engineer or second engineer on board; or

  • 90 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while holding workshop skill equivalent qualification and working as a general purpose hand or an assistant to an engineer or engine driver, and a completed approved task book; or

  • 180 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while holding workshop skill equivalent qualification and working as chief engineer or second engineer on board;

  • 120 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while holding a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC or a certificate that the National Regulator considers equivalent and working as chief engineer or second engineer on board and a completed approved task book; or

  • 240 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 375 kW while holding a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC or a certificate that the National Regulator considers equivalent and working as chief engineer or second engineer on board.

Other details:
  • Students will be required to have their Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) qualification before being issued with this qualification. Students are required to supply original evidence of having attained an ESS qualification.

  • Numeracy and Literacy requirements for this course are equivalent to Year 10.

  • Students are asked to enroll by completing an Enrolment Form. Completion of an enrolment form does not guarantee entry into the course as students will still be required to pay in full. On completion of this course successful students will receive a Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver - Grade 1 Near Coastal) and a Statement of Attainment from the Academy.

  • Students will then be required to do a final exam with the maritime regulatory body in their state. Successful students will be issued an AMSA Certificate of Competency.

  • Course costs include exam fees and learning guides.
Units of Competency
National Code
Description
BSBWOR203B
Work effectively with others
MARA004
Manage vessel stability
MARB007
Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems
MARB008
Carry out basic welding, brazing, cutting and machining operations on a coastal vessel
MARB009
Manage refuelling
MARB011
Undertake maintenance of 240 to 440 voltage alternating current electrical systems
MARB012
Undertake maintenance of machinery, machinery systems and structural components
MARC001
Complete engine room tasks
MARC002
Maintain hull out of water
MARC003
Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment
MARC004
Operate deck machinery
MARC007
Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems
MARC008
Manage fuel systems
MARC009
Operate and monitor marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems
MARC010
Operate electrical systems
MARC013
Operate auxiliary machinery systems up to 1500 kW
MARC015
Operate marine internal combustion engines and associated systems up to 1500 kW
MARC016
Operate propulsion transmission systems up to 1500 kW
MARC017
Operate 240 to 440 voltage alternating current electrical systems
MARF001
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
MARF002
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
MARF004
Meet work health and safety requirements
MARF005
Survive at sea using survival craft
MARG003
Manage an engine room and small engineering team
MARJ001
Follow environmental work practices
MARJ002
Monitor environmental management on a vessel
MARL001
Carry out engineering calculations

For those students who would like more information about this course, please contact AMFA. Students can also visit the Marine Careers section of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure website. read more


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