TAFE NSW

Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering (Class 1) - MAR60120

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification in the capacity of:Engineer Class 1 (STCW Chief Engineer Unlimited)Engineer Class 2 (STCW Second Engineer Unlimited)on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of any propulsion power in any operating area.Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur the job role and specialisation, if applicable, selected from the group choice belowLicensing/Regulatory InformationLegislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this qualification:This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification by AMSA as an Engineer Class 1 (STCW Chief Engineer Unlimited) or Engineer Class 2 (STCW Second Engineer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Class 1 (STCW Chief Engineer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.AMSA certification of competency will require:completing an approved program of study that meets regulations STCW A-III/1 and A-III/2 (MAR60120 Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering Class 1)holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 72qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 72completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 72holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitnesshaving passed a final AMSA assessmentmeeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Class 2 (STCW Second Engineer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW. AMSA certification of competency will require:completing an approved program of study that meets regulations STCW A-III/1 and A-III/2 (MAR60120 Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering Class 1)holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 72qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 72completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 72holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitnesshaving passed a final AMSA assessmentmeeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.Seafarers seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Subjects

  • Manage advanced chemical tanker cargo operations
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automation
  • Apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology
  • Apply advanced principles of trim, stability and stress
  • Carry out fast rescue craft operations
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systems
  • Use internal communication systems, operate computers and computer networks on ships
  • Manage advanced oil tanker cargo operations
  • Contribute to basic operations of a ship subject to IGF Code
  • Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements
  • Manage advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operations
  • Contribute to basic operations of ships in polar waters
  • Manage advanced operations of a ship subject to IGF Code
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems
  • Maintain control and safety systems of hotel equipment
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilers
  • Apply advanced principles of marine mechanics
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and systems
  • Manage safety and security of vessel, crew and passengers
  • Operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts
  • Provide leadership and managerial capability
  • Manage provision of medical care on board a vessel
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of ship operations and maintenance
  • Operate roll-on and roll-off machinery and equipment on board a vessel
  • Manage advanced operations of ships in polar waters
  • Apply advanced principles of marine engineering thermodynamics
  • Maintain and repair bridge navigation equipment and ship communication systems
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers
  • Manage ship security (Ship Security Officer)
  • Apply medical first aid on board ship

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 30 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Newcastle Campus.

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. The loan cap for this course is $16,221. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each Unit of Study is $4,056, and you will need to directly pay the remaining $819 for each Unit of Study.Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans)Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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