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

National ID: MAR30818 State ID: BDV0
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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.

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more about half price the fee cap eligibility here.

^ Please note: You'll pay half price for the course fees, other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

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

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.

Job opportunities include:

  • Chief Engineer (Marine Engine Grade 2 Near Coastal) 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

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Available all year round, 2021


Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
How Self Paced Onsite



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