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Diploma of Marine Studies

National ID: 52697WA | State ID: 3731

 

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This qualification provides a broad overview of the maritime and marine science industries.

The Diploma of Marine Studies course is a knowledge and practical project based course covering broad themes of marine studies and seamanship skills. The course has been developed in consultation with industry and enables students to gain a broad based knowledge of the maritime industry. It is completed as a dual qualification with the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal).

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Operating a small vessel and seamanship
  • Applying coastal navigation and meteorology
  • Applying principles of marine biology and ecology to practical tasks
  • Working on projects within the coastal and marine environment
  • Developing fisheries management; and
  • Using technology in the field of Aquaculture.
Additional Resources
Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course.  Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.
VET Student Loan:  This course IS eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This course provides pathways into industry, maritime management agencies and tertiary institutions specialising in Marine Science and/or Aquaculture.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma students will receive advanced standing in Marine Science at Murdoch University- equivalent to 1 year.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Duration

Two semesters (12 months)

HowFull-Time
On The Job
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Aquaculture Industry overview57299
Assist with routine maintenance of a vesselMARB001WH794
Coastal Navigation57292
Conduct baseline studies of coastal and marine ecosystems57295
Conduct biodiversity assessment for marine ecosystems57296
Develop managemental plans for coastal and marine resources57297
Ensure a safe workplaceBSBWHS501AWE733
Implement monitoring programs for the coastal and marine environment57298
Interrogate and analyse statistical dataPSPGOV523AC8053
Perform seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24 metresMARN003WH879
Prepare for maintenanceSFISHIP211CD9302
Produce spreadsheetsBSBITU304AD0787
Use power tools/hand held operationsMEM18002BW5574
Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigationMARH005WH852
Utilise Commercial Fishing Techniques and Technology57300
Vessel Handling57293
Weather Watch Keeping57294
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materialsMEM13003BW5505
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Duration

Two semesters (12 months)

HowFull-Time
On The Job
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2017
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This course provides pathways into industry, maritime management agencies and tertiary institutions specialising in Marine Science and/or Aquaculture.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma students will receive advanced standing in Marine Science at Murdoch University- equivalent to 1 year.

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Aquaculture Industry overview57299
Assist with routine maintenance of a vesselMARB001WH794
Coastal Navigation57292
Conduct baseline studies of coastal and marine ecosystems57295
Conduct biodiversity assessment for marine ecosystems57296
Develop managemental plans for coastal and marine resources57297
Ensure a safe workplaceBSBWHS501AWE733
Implement monitoring programs for the coastal and marine environment57298
Interrogate and analyse statistical dataPSPGOV523AC8053
Perform seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24 metresMARN003WH879
Prepare for maintenanceSFISHIP211CD9302
Produce spreadsheetsBSBITU304AD0787
Use power tools/hand held operationsMEM18002BW5574
Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigationMARH005WH852
Utilise Commercial Fishing Techniques and Technology57300
Vessel Handling57293
Weather Watch Keeping57294
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materialsMEM13003BW5505
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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