|Course Name||Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)|
|Location||Newnham Campus, Launceston|
|Duration||Approximately 11 weeks (7 weeks for Part A and 4 weeks for Part B)|
Course Dates (Part A): 22 June - 11 August 2020 ^
Short Courses (Certificate of Safety Training): 22 June - 3 July 2020
AMSA Final Assessment: 12 - 13 August 2020 (eligible students)
Course Dates (Part B): 12 August - 11 September 2020 ^
AMSA Final Assessment: 14 - 15 September 2020 (eligible students)
About the course
Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal) will equip you to work as a Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). This course provides the required training to qualify for an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency (subject to assessment
and sea-time requirements by AMSA).
Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal) is delivered in two blocks – Part A and Part B.
Part A (seven weeks)
- Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) Short Courses
- Confined Space
- Engine Room Management
- Electronics, electrical, control and automation
- Engineering calculations and naval architecture
- Slipway and ship visit
Part B (four weeks)
- Marine engineering
- Auxiliary boilers
- Diesel systems
- Steam systems
- Main propulsion and auxiliary systems
- Operational watchkeeping
Safety Course Requirements:
- Basic Fire Fighting
- Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
- Personal Survival Techniques
- Security Awareness
- Confined Space Entry
There are no specific qualification entry requirements to undertake MAR50613 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal).
Each student is required to undertake a prescribed LLN assessment before they are granted entry to the qualification course.
While not a qualification entry requirement, the institution, as part of its student application process does requires each potential student to complete a medical declaration, which may require further discussion as to the student’s suitability to undertake the course of study.
Upon satisfactory completion of the course and subject to meeting further requirements of Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), students may be able to obtain an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency from AMSA.
For further information regarding Certification of Competency, please refer to the AMSA Website
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 Certificate of Safety Training (COST), AMSA Certificate of Competency 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.