|Course Name||Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal)|
|Location||Newnham Campus, Launceston|
|Duration||Approx. 8-9 weeks|
14 August - 9 October 2020 ^
Provide First Aid (HLTAID003): 14 & 17 August 2020
Shipboard Safety Skill Set: 18 & 19 August 2020
Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP): 20 & 21 August 2020
About the course
Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal) is suitable for people working in the maritime industry as a Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). This course provides the required training component to qualify for a Master up to 24m Near Coastal Certificate of Competency (subject to assessment and sea-time requirements by AMSA).
Included in the course:
- Shipboard Safety Skill Set - provides you with knowledge and skills to prepare and respond with emergencies at sea
- Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
- Ship and nautical knowledge including stability, vessel construction, rope work and vessel handing
- Coastal navigation - interpreting navigational charts, understanding features, plotting your position, measuring distances, passage planning and understanding buoyage
For further information regarding AMSA Certification of Competency, please refer to the AMSA Website
There are no specific qualification entry requirements however each student is required to undertake a prescribed learning, literacy and numeracy assessment before they are granted entry to the course.
The AMSA Vocational Near Coastal Seafaring Indigenous Scholarship is available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who are commencing a Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m near coastal) followed by the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 near coastal) at the Australian Maritime College (AMC) in the second half of 2020. Selection will be based on the applicant's aspiration to work in the industry and having career goals that align with AMSA's vision and mission.
To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied throughout the course. Applications must also be willing to complete a pre and post scholarship survey aimed at monitoring the impact of the AMSA scholarship.
Tuition fees and accommodation for one semester valued at approximately $8,500
30 June 2020
Please apply online prior to the closing date using the following link: https://info.scholarships.utas.edu.au/AwardDetails.aspx?AwardId=2809
The Master up to 24m Near Coastal certificate of competency is issued by the appropriate maritime regulatory authority in each state and territory. A Master up to 24m Near Coastal certificate allows a person to be employed as master of a commercial vessel up to 24 metres in length, within limits specified by the Marine Authority (usually up to 200 nautical miles from the coast).
This course will be delivered at AMC's Newnham Campus on a full-time basis - Newnham Campus, Launceston (PDF 698.2KB). It is possible that this course can be run in other locations if we have adequate client numbers.
On-campus accommodation is available, for further information please visit the UTAS Accommodation website.
How to apply
Please visit the VET Online Application page to apply.
Need further information?
Please complete the Online Enquiry Form and the most appropriate person will respond to you directly.
Australian Maritime College
Locked Bay 1397
Launceston Tasmania 7250
T: +61 3 6324 9404
* AMC Tuition Fees do not include Shipboard Safety Skill Set, First Aid, Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency course fees, AMPA Administration Fee or AMSA Certificate of Competency Application Fee
^ Dates may vary depending on units undertaken. AMC reserves the right to reschedule or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolments
Unique Student Identifier (USI)As of 1 January 2015 students undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a USI.
To apply, please visit: Unique Student Identifier. You will be asked to provide your USI upon enrolment.