Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) - MAR30818


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

This qualification applies to people working in maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate of competency in the capacity of:chief engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power


  • Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems
  • Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems
  • Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Follow environmental work practices
  • Work effectively with others
  • Meet work health and safety requirements
  • Operate and monitor marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems
  • Operate electrical systems
  • Survive at sea using survival craft
  • Operate deck machinery
  • Maintain hull out of water
  • Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment
  • Maintain marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems
  • Provide first aid
  • Complete engine room tasks
  • Manage fuel systems

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 5 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 601.For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- recommended (optional) - the latest edition of The Australian Boating Manual by Captain Dick Gandy- AMSA licencing fees

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Students are required to swim 50m and there is a requirement to stay afloat for 5min without a lifejacket in working attire. In order to complete some of the mandatory assessment within this qualification, AMSA recommends wearing working clothes while participating in these practicals.- Students must bring overalls, protective eyewear, and sun protection for practical sessions.- For wet drills, students also require clothes to get wet in (no wet suits), the second set of clothes (to change into), a towel, sunscreen, and hat. AMSA does not recommend the use of swimwear with survival practicals.- Students will require a computer with internet access and a browser in order to access online learning components.- Students wishing to gain entry without the AMSA logbook and sea time will need to demonstrate and supply evidence, prior to enrolment acceptance.In addition to your successful completion of the MAR30818 - (MED2 NC) with TAFE NSW, to successfully gain your MED2 License you will also need:- 180 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book- Or 360 days qualifying sea service- Or 120 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book while holding a Cox 1, Cox 2, endorsed for 500 kW inboard propulsion (Cox 2 500 kW), or (MED 3)- Or 240 days qualifying sea service while holding a Cox 1, Cox 2 500 kW or MED 3- Or 90 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification- Or 180 days qualifying sea service while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification - Meeting the medical and eyesight requirements specified in the NSCV Part D Assessment by an AMSA approved assessor using the AMSA mandated practical assessment (AMPA).Any current AMSA requirement to obtain this license should refer to AMSA websitehttps://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/marine-engine-driver-grade-2-near-coastal

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