The Australian Mariitme and Fisheries Academy (AMFA) offers the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswwain Grade 1 Near Coastal), National Code MAR20313 in South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Pierre Lhuillery filmed this short video of our Maritime Industry Pathway students doing their Elements of Shipboard Safety in the first semester (2014) which is our pathway through SACE programme.
ABOUT THIS QUALIFICATION
This qualification will assist students to fast track their maritime career as either an engineer or deck officer. The units of competency completed during this course will be credited towards a Coxswain's Certificate of Competency.
The current worldwide shortage of skilled seafarers makes this course particularly relevant to the requirements of the maritime industry.
It is expected that this course will prepare students to enter the maritime industry with a range of employable skills and develop into industry leaders of the future.
Numeracy and literacy testing is a requirement of this course.
Students must be Australian citizens and 16 years of age or over at the starting date of the course.
All students will be expected to have undertaken an appropriate colour blindness test and medical examination. Note: Random testing for illicit drugs and alcohol use will be undertaken in line with industry standards.
COURSE TIME COMMITMENTS
It is expected that this course will be undertaken during Stage One of the SACE and will require approximately 5 consecutive days per term with some out of hours study required.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information, please visit http://www.wats.sa.edu.au/
On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal),including the Elements of Shipboard Safety Skillset.
CONTRIBUTION TO SACE
Students who satisfactorily complete this course while undertaking the SACE will gain 60 SACE Credit Points.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please click here for the latest FAQs about the course delivered at AMFA's Port Adelaide campus.
For information about the course delivered at AMFA's Port Adelaide campus, please visit the Western Adelaide Trade Schools website for more information and to apply.
You can also contact the Maritime Coordinator at Le Fevre High School on (08) 8449 7004 and speak with the Maritime Coordinator or Maureen Jones at AMFA on (08) 8303 2794 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For enquiries about the MIP programme offered on the Eyre Peninsula, please email AMFA's Port Lincoln campus.
For enquiries and enrolments in the Northern Territory, please contact Andrew McGuiness, VET Coordinator at Casuarina Senior College.
Check your eligibility for a government subsidy of this course by calling AMFA on (08) 8303 2780.