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Our Batavia Coast Maritime Institute provides world-class training in fishing and marine studies, marine operations and marine engineering. It will set you up for a career in a range of maritime-related fields, including commercial fishing, marine tourism, aquaculture, deck cadet and ship’s captain.

Logistics and warehousing covers everything from job roles relating to transportation, operations, purchasing and procurement, contract negotiation, warehousing, inventory control, forecasting, customer service and finances, stores personnel, material handling, occupational health and safety, dangerous goods and forklift operators.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SFI30119 BEI5 Aquaculture Certificate III Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Geraldton Campus

Do you want to further your knowledge of the Aquaculture Industry? Are you interested in sustainable food sources? 

This course is for those wanting to rise through the ranks and become leading hands and supervisors within the aquaculture industry responsible for decision making and coordinating some team activities such as feeding, construction, managing live feeds and overseeing water quality monitoring.

You will also gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Coordinating fish farming activities
  • Monitoring and implementing emergency and safety procedures
  • Controlling pests, predators and disease
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
SFI20119 BEI8 Aquaculture Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Geraldton Campus
fish,

Pursue your passion for aquatic life.

A Certificate II in Aquaculture  will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents. It provides individuals with skills and knowledge to work as a field hand in an aquaculture operation such as a hatchery, sea cage or pond facility. It is applicable to school-based studies.

You will also gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Controlling diseases
  • Collecting broodstock
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
MSS50218 BEA8 Environmental Monitoring and Technology Diploma Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
C000000, C000005, conservation, environmental impact, environment, ecosystem, monitoring

Assist in the management of environmental issues with this diploma.

With a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business, this is a good time to join this industry. It is a growing area that is linked to our resource industry and increasing issues with the degradation of ecosystems. This course covers the skills and knowledge you need to apply a range of methods and technologies to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring. The skills are used in most industry sectors and to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

MSS40218 BEA9 Environmental Monitoring and Technology Certificate IV Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
C000000, C000005, science, laboratory, enrvironmental,

With more and more businesses interested in conservation and keen to reduce their impact on the environment there has never been a better time to join this growing industry. 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to collect and analyse environmental samples and process environmental data for the purpose of minimising the impact of human activity on the environment. Students undertake a range of field-based activities including vegetation surveys, geological formation recognition, water and soil sampling and testing and the use of GPS in environmental monitoring applications.

SFI20219 BEI4 Fishing Operations Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute

Why not turn your passion for fishing into a career!

This qualification will give you the basic skills you need to start work in the fishing sector of the seafood industry. This course will teach you a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include maintaining fishing gear, operating small vessels, using deck equipment, processing and basic marine science skills.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment
  • Basic processing and temperature control of harvest
  • General cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel, and
  • Handling, harvesting and sorting by-catch.
KAA45 Marine Radio Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Exmouth Campus
radio, VHF, marine, communications, boat, MED, skipper, coxwain, fishing, master, coastal, maritime, marine, AMSA, ACMA

Designed to suit individuals seeking Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency. This Skill Set reflects the skills required by Coxswains Grade1 and Masters of commercial vessels requiring proficiency in the use of marine VHF radio and telephone equipment to transmit and receive information to and from ship to ship and ship to shore. 

The Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Skill Set is part of the MAR Maritime Training Package.

**Before undertaking this Skill Set, candidates seeking certification for the Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency should check with ACMA to determine certification requirements

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

MAR20318 BDU0 Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, Aeorspace, Maritime and Logistics, P000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

Do you want to work in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing, tourism or aquaculture?

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal skipper in the maritime industry.

This qualification enables graduates to command a commercial marine vessel:

  • up to 12 metres in length
  • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 500 kW for an inboard engine.

Can carry passengers:

  • inshore, and
  • or as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

You will gain the following skills:

  • Navigating a vessel less than 12 metres in length
  • Applying basic maintenance and engineering knowledge
  • Operating a marine radio
  • Applying safety procedures at sea
  • Applying basic ships knowledge, and
  • Demonstrating nautical knowledge.
MAR10418 BDU3 Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) Certificate I Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, p000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal skipper in the maritime industry. This qualification enables graduates to command a commercial marine vessel:

  • up to 12 metres in length
  • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 100 kW for an inboard engine
  • that is not carrying passengers, and to operate this vessel
  • in sheltered waters, and
  • or as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or within 3 nm from point of departure, shore base or aquaculture lease.

You will also gain the following skills:

  • Handling a vessel less than 12 metres in length
  • Applying basic maintenance and environmental knowledge
  • Applying safety procedures at sea, and
  • Demonstrating seamanship skills.
MAR40518 BDU5 Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) Certificate IV Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Chief or Second Marine Engineer in the maritime industry. This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry operating as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

You will gain the following skills:

  • Taking charge of an engine room
  • Calculating engineering equations
  • Applying shipboard safety principles
  • Applying basic mechanical engineering
  • Applying survival skills at sea
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Refuelling vessels adhering to marine pollution (MARPOL) guidelines
  • Operating and maintaining deck machinery
  • Operating and maintaining auxiliary power systems, and
  • Operating and maintaining extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment.
MAR30818 BDV0 Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) Certificate III Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

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.
MAR30918 BDU4 Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) Certificate III Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

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.
MAR40618 BDT9 Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) Certificate IV Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

Fancy a life at sea?

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Master IV Near Coastal skipper in the maritime industry. This qualification is suitable for those sailing as Master on vessels up to 35 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or a Mate on vessels up to 80 metres in length.

You will gain the following skills:

  • Handling cargo
  • Applying vessel stability knowledge
  • Checking and maintaining equipment
  • Manoeuvring vessels
  • Communicating effectively in a marine environment
  • Applying survival skills at sea
  • Navigating a safe passage, and
  • Applying ship structural knowledge.
KAA38 Recreational Skippers Ticket Skill set Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
SIS30318, KAA38, Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST), boats

This program is linked to the Unit of Competence MEM50010B Respond to boating emergencies and incidents.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Every skipper of a registerable recreational vessel powered by a motor greater than 4.5kwp (6hp) is required to hold a Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST).  In this course delivered by our Batavia Coast Maritime Institute based in Geraldton you will learn the skills and knowledge through theory and practical training to be a safe recreational boat skipper thus gaining your RST.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an Recreational Skippers ticket from the Department of Transport.  Primary photo identification will be required (eg driver's or learners licence).

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA83 Scuba Diving Refresher Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Online Learning
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
KAA83, scuba diving, snorkeling, Abrolhos Islands

Snorkel and dive the beautiful Abrolhos Islands!

Practice your skills and broaden your marine biology knowledge all while diving and snorkeling in a world class marine reserve. Grab your friends, form a group and spend three days diving and learning together. This short course is for continuing students who have already completed the KAA64 Scuba Diving Skill Set.

Course Content

The course work will be completed online and the practical component out on the water.

Continuing Students

SIT30116 | Certificate III in Tourism Students can select units from the below list:

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SISOSCB308A Guide a scuba dive
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

 Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA64 Scuba Diving Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Online Learning
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
KAA64, scuba, snorkeling, Abrolhos Islands

Snorkel and dive the beautiful Abrolhos Islands!

Practice your skills and broaden your marine biology knowledge all while diving and snorkeling in a world class marine reserve. Grab your friends, form a group and spend three days diving and learning together. This short courses includes an intake for new students and continuing students.

Course Content

Students will complete a minimum of six (6) nationally recognised units as part of this short course. Required units will depend if you are a new or continuing student. The course work will be completed online and the practical component out on the water.

New Students

SFI20111 | Certificate II in Aquaculture Students can select units from the below list:

  • SISOOPS304A Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities
  • SISOSCB301A Scuba dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres
  • TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • SFIEMS201B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SFICORE106B Meet workplace OHS requirements
  • SITHACS101 Clean premises and equipment

Continuing Students

SIT30116 | Certificate III in Tourism Students can select units from the below list:

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SISOSCB308A Guide a scuba dive
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

 Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

 

AC773 Shipboard Safety Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Exmouth Campus
marine, maritime, shipboard, safety, WHS, survival, craft, AC773

This Skill Set reflects the work required by people who need to complete shipboard safety units of competency required by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). Aimed at providing skills for people completing units that contribute to various maritime certifications required and endorsed by AMSA. 

As participants of this skill set participants will learn how to apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment, follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel, meet work health and safety requirements and survive at sea using survival craft. 

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

 

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