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MAR30818 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR30818 | State ID: BDV0

Set sail for a rewarding career at sea!

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Marine Engineers in the maritime industry, as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 750 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Students will develop the following skills:

  • Taking charge of an engine room with a main propulsion of less than 750kW
  • Applying safety procedures
  • Applying survival skills at sea
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Refuelling vessels adhering to marine pollution (MARPOL) guidelines
  • Performing basic engineering calculations
  • Operating and maintaining deck machinery
  • Operating and maintaining auxiliary power systems, and
  • Operating and maintaining extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Important information

Third Party Provider

Central Regional TAFE engages the services of a third party in the provision of this course. Further details can be provided prior to enrolment.


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.

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a marine engine driver.

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please visit 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.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2

Batavia Coast Marine Institute - Classroom


Fees and charges


Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Batavia Coast Marine Institute
How Face to face (class room)
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Page last updated May 29, 2019