MAR30821 Certificate III in Maritime Operations
(Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 & 3 Near Coastal)
From as low as $1,010!*
Develop Precision In Maritime Operations
This course is expertly designed for individuals aiming to master the operation and maintenance of marine engines in near coastal waters. Ideal for those nearing completion of their AMSA sea time requirements, it combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience, ensuring you are equipped to manage engine rooms safely and efficiently.
Propel your maritime career forward as a skilled engine driver, chief engineer, or technical specialist in the dynamic world of marine operations.
Why Choose Maritime & Safety Training NSW:
This course is tailored for individuals aiming to become proficient Marine Engine Drivers in near coastal waters. It offers a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, ensuring participants are well-equipped to operate and maintain marine engines safely and efficiently.
This course is designed for students who have achieved 80% of the AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) sea time requirements for Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC Certificate of Competency.
Core Units of Competency
Is this course right for you?
To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy, and
Numeracy (LLN) evaluation helps identify any areas where you may require additional support to help
you achieve your goals.
You will also be required to hold at least 80% of the AMSA sea service requirements. Refer to the MED2
Entry Requirements Info Sheet for further details on sea service requirements and submitting evidence.
Due to the physical requirements of this qualification, the Learner must be physically fit.
Career Opportunities and Study Pathways
This qualification applies to people working in maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate of competency in the capacity of:
Common Career Opportunities
Marine Engine Driver Grade 2
Operate and maintain engines on vessels within near coastal waters. This role involves ensuring the smooth operation of marine engines, troubleshooting issues, and performing routine maintenance.
Chief Engineer on Smaller Vessels
Serve as the primary engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 750 KW within the Economic Exclusion Zone (EEZ). This role involves overseeing all engine operations and maintenance tasks.
Second Engineer on Larger Vessels
Work as a supporting engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 KW within the EEZ. Assist the chief engineer in managing and maintaining the vessel's engine systems.
Marine Workshop Technician
Work in marine workshops or shipyards, specializing in the repair, maintenance, and overhaul of marine engines and related systems.
Marine Surveyor Assistant
Assist marine surveyors in inspecting and assessing the condition of marine engines and systems, ensuring they meet regulatory standards and requirements.
This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal NC as defined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.
AMSA certification will require:
Achieving MAR30821 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC
sea service consisting of:
180 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book
360 days qualifying sea service
120 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book, while holding a Coxswain 1 (Cox 1), Coxswain 2 endorsed for 500 kW inboard propulsion (Cox 2 500 kW), or Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 (MED 3)
240 days qualifying sea service while holding a Cox 1, Cox 2 500 kW or MED 3
90 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification
180 days qualifying sea service while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification
meeting the medical and eyesight requirements specified in the NSCV Part D and
assessment by an AMSA approved assessor using the AMSA mandated practical assessment (AMPA).
How to Enrol
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*Fees may vary due to prerequisite qualifications. Contact us for more information on what fee structure you may be eligible for.