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Maritime Studies

Gain skills in navigating a vessel, applying maintenance and engineering knowledge, operating a marine radio, applying safety procedures at sea, applying ships knowledge and demonstrating nautical knowledge.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
KAA92 Kayaking Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
kayak, river, water, safety, KAA92, paddle, oar, dam, rafting, canoe, oar, kayaking, snorkel, snorkelling, swimming, outdoors, recreation

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Learn how to safely kayak and snorkel 

In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to paddle a kayak as part of a group on areas such as lakes, dams and slow moving rivers. This includes safety and the ability to self-rescue from a capsize. This course is suited to leaders, guides, instructors  and support staff who may use these skills when leading others in kayaking acclivities. 

Topics covered include:

  • Snorkelling in confined or open water
  • Sea kayaking under supervision
  • Plan and prepare a safe boating trip 
  • Routine maintenance and safety 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised units of competency are included in this course: 

SISOOPS201A          Minimise environmental impact

SISOKYK201A          Demonstrate simple kayaking skills

SISOKYS201A          Demonstrate simple sea kayaking skills

SISOSNK201A          Demonstrate snorkelling activities

MEM50008B           Carry out trip preparation and planning

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O' Malley | Academic Program Assistant - BCMI Campus 

9956 6175 | 1800 672 700

Email: bcmi@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack

KAA45 Marine Radio Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
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 is aimed at individuals who require proficiency in the use of marine VHF radio and telephone equipment on commercial vessels. You will learn how 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.

Please note: before undertaking this course individuals seeking certification for the Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency should check with ACMA to determine certification requirements

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

MARC043         Transmit and receive information by marine radio 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O'Malley | Academic Program Assistant - BCMI Campus 

99566175 | 1800 672 700

Email: bcmi@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

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 sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Carnarvon Campus
SIS30318, KAA38, Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST), boats

Learn the skills and knowledge to become a safe recreational boat skipper

Every skipper of a registrable recreational vessel powered by a motor greater than 4.5kwp (6hp) is required to hold a Recreational Skippers Ticket.  

You will gain the theory and practical training to be a safe recreational skipper. A power boat is provided for this training. 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

MEM50010          Respond to boating emergencies and incidents

MEM50009         Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

You will receive a Recreational Skippers Ticket from the Department of Transport. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O'Malley| Academic Program Assistant – BCMI Campus

9956 6175 | 1800 672 700

Email: bcmi@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

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

Learn basic survival skills as required by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority

This skill Set is aimed at individuals who need to complete shipboard safety units of competency as required by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

You will learn survival techniques and safe working procedures for emergency situations on board a vessel

Topics covered include:

  • Basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Work health and safety requirements
  • Survive at sea using a survival craft 

 

Course Content

The below unit of competency is included in this course:

MARSS00008          Shipboard safety skill set 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information and to enrol:

Contact: Gina Nowak | Coordinator - Exmouth Campus 

9949 2624 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAB61 Short Range Radio Skills Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
marine, boating, radio,frequency, emergency, safety, regulations, VHF radio,

Be equipped to use a marine VHF radio

In this course students will learn the necessary skills to use marine VHF radio to transmit and receive information.

Topics covered include:

  • Transmit and receive information by marine radio including using very high frequency and high frequency radio
  • Regulations relating to marine radio use 
  • Maintenance and fault-finding procedures on radio equipment and power supplies 
  • How to operate emergency position indicating beacons (EPIRBs) and search and rescue radar transponders (SARTs)
  • How to use AIS man overboard (AIS-MOB) devices and digital selective calling MOB (DSC-MOB) devices 

 

Course Content

MARC044          Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radio

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O' Malley | Academic Program Assistant - BCMI Campus

9956 6175 | 1800 672 700

Email: bcmi@crtafe.wa.edu.au 

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

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