Set sail on a career that could see you going anywhere the ocean takes you.
This qualification is suitable for people who want to work as a Master V Near Coastal skipper in the maritime industry. This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to safely operate a commercial vessel of less than 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). You will gain the following skills:
- Applying shipboard safety
- Operating marine radio and radar
- Applying coastal navigation knowledge and passage planning
- Demonstrating ships knowledge including stability and deck loading, and
- Operating a marine vessel less than 24m length.
|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|
Successful completion of this qualification will provide you with some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D. Certification will require achievement of the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.
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.
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