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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.


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SFI20111 W984 Aquaculture Certificate II Batavia Coast Marine Institute
TAFE18, P000000, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000009, Aquaculture

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.
SFI30111 W986 Aquaculture Certificate III Batavia Coast Marine Institute
TAFE18, P000000, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000009, Aquaculture

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.
SFI20211 W985 Fishing Operations Certificate II Batavia Coast Marine Institute
, TAFE18, P000000, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000010, Fishing Operations

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.
SFI30211 W987 Fishing Operations Certificate III Batavia Coast Marine Institute
TAFE18, P000000, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000010, Fishing Operations

Don't go to work - go fishing instead!

A Certificate III in Fishing Operations will give you the skills to work as a deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. Learn a broad range of processes and procedures which may include vessel handling, using electronic fishing aids, navigation, charter operations, commercial fishing techniques, and basic fisheries management and marine science knowledge.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Operating a small vessel and seamanship skills
  • Applying coastal navigation and meteorology skills
  • Applying principles and knowledge of marine biology and ecology to practical tasks
  • Developing fisheries management skills
  • Applying commercial fishing techniques, and
  • Using technology in the field of Aquaculture.
MAR20318 BDU0 Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) Certificate II 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 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 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 Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Exmouth Campus
, 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 Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Exmouth Campus
, TAFE18, Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics, P000000, Maritime Studies, P000012

This qualification is suitable for people who 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 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 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 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 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.

 

KAA12 Traffic Management Skill Set Skill set Kalgoorlie Campus

The Traffic Management Skill Set is for people who want to work in traffic management on public roads and other designated traffic management areas.

This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to be able to safely control traffic with a stop/slow bat in accordance with Main Roads WA (MRWA) requirements and implement basic traffic management plans for works on roads.

The course covers:

 

  • Plan, prepare and coordinate Traffic
  • Setting out the traffic guidance scheme
  • Close down traffic guidance scheme
  • Controlling traffic
  • Operating communication devices
  • Clean Up

This three day course includes written and practical assessments, including mandatory practical logbook assessments in the below units of competency:

RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan

RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat

RIICOM201D Communication in the Workplace

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Evidence of a valid driver's licence, or evidence of previously having held a driver's licence (no learner's permits or moped licences).
  • Literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow you to complete the written component of the assessment.
  • A Whitecard (Safety Awareness Training) is now a required pre-requisite in order for attendees to complete the logbook component of the training and for the graduate to be issued with this accreditation to work on a road site.

Practical

For the practical assessment all participants are required to:

  • Wear appropriate work wear steel capped boots, hi-visibility clothing for practical assessments if possible.
  • Hat and sunscreen recommended.
  • Safety glasses/sunglasses.

These are nationally recognised units of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment and MRWA accreditation.

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

 

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