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MAR20413 Certificate II in Maritime Operations: Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal

 

Course Details

Port Adelaide 2017
Feb 06 - 17
May 08 - 19
2nd half of 2017 to be released later in the year.

Port Lincoln 2017
Jul 31 - Aug 11

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

Pre-requisites:
Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate

Other relevant links:
AMSA's MED 3 Guidance Notice 723
AMSA Fact Sheets

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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 500 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 750 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 3 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification will require achievement of the MAR20413 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 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 723 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
<500 kW, in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ);

(b) Second Engineer on a vessel with propulsion
power <750 kW, in the EEZ.

Prerequisites Checklist:

  • Be at least 16 years when the certificate is issued; and
  • Record of Sea Service (AMSA form 560); or
  • Record of Sea Service to meet standard, signed by a qualified person;
  • Declaration of Medical Fitness (AMSA form 558);
  • Eyesight Test Certificate (AMSA form 542);
  • Proof of Identity;
  • Photographs (2);
  • Certificate 2 Level of the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council Ltd - Maritime Training Package - Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 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 3 NC

The applicant must have at least:

(i) 20 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power ≥ 75 kW, while working on board as a general purpose hand, or an assistant to an engineer or engine driver, and a completed approved task book; or

(ii) 60 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power
≥ 75kW while working on board as a general purpose hand or an assistant to an engineer or engine driver; or

(iii) 20 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification, and a completed approved task book; or

(iv) 60 days qualifying sea service on commercial vessels while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification.


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 II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver - Grade 3 Near Coastal) and a Statement of Attainment from the Academy.

  • Students will then be required to do a final exam with the 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
MARB003
Service marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems
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
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
MARJ001
Follow environmental work practices

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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