Certificate IV in Maritime Operations - Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal

TAFE Gippsland

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Maritime Training Package. It 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.


21 core


  • Manage loading, discharging and stowage of cargo
  • Manage vessel stability
  • Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Plan and supervise routine maintenance on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Manage a propulsion unit using appropriate engine systems and support services
  • Monitor and manage vessel operations
  • Operate deck machinery and steering gear on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • 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
  • Survive at sea using survival craft
  • Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
  • Manage a small crew
  • plus more.

Standard entry requirements

No minimum education

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Lakes Entrance (SEAMEC) Domestic: $8,042
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