MAR10220 Certificate I in Maritime Operations
(General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
From as low as $1,265!*
Begin Your Maritime Career with Our General Purpose Hand Course
Embark on a rewarding maritime journey with our General Purpose Hand course, designed for aspiring professionals in the commercial maritime sector. This course equips you with essential skills for the crucial role of a Deckhand, covering safety, vessel operations, and maintenance. Gain practical expertise and theoretical knowledge, setting sail towards a successful career in the maritime industry.
Why Choose Maritime & Safety Training NSW:
As a General Purpose Hand, you will form part of the general crew that reports to the Master to ensure the safety of the fellow crew, passengers and the Commercial vessel itself.
Core Units of Competency
Career Opportunities and Study Pathways
Common Career Opportunities
General Purpose Hand (GPH)
Work onboard vessels assisting in various tasks, from deck maintenance to aiding in vessel operations. This is a foundational role in maritime operations, often serving as a stepping stone to more specialised positions.
Deckhand on Commercial Vessels
Serve on commercial boats, including fishing vessels, ferries, and tour boats, assisting with daily operations, maintenance, and passenger services.
Maintenance Crew on Larger Vessels
Work on larger ships, such as cruise liners or cargo ships, as part of the maintenance team, ensuring the vessel is kept in optimal condition.
Marine Tourism Assistant
Support operations in marine tourism ventures, such as diving tours, whale watching, or island hopping, ensuring tourists have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Marina or Dock Assistant
Work in marinas or docks, assisting with vessel berthing, maintenance, and providing services to boat owners.
Entry-Level Position on Offshore Platforms
Begin a career in offshore oil or gas platforms, assisting in various operations and gaining experience in the offshore industry.
How to Enrol
Option 1: Call now and speak to our friendly team to discuss the best options for your training.
Option 2: Simply fill out the enquiry form and one of our team will contact you to discuss the next steps and available course dates.
*Fees may vary due to prerequisite qualifications. Contact us for more information on what fee structure you may be eligible for.