TAFE NSW

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) - MAR40320

TAFE NSW

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

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.Licensing/Regulatory InformationThis level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.Certification as a Master less than 35 metres Near Coastal (as defined by the NSCV Part D) will require achievement of the MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal), certification as a Master less than 24 metres Near Coastal, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate. People seeking certification should check with AMSA.This level of qualification is also currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Mate less than 80 metres Near Coastal as defined by the NSCV Part D. Certification as a Mate less than 80 metres Near Coastal will require achievement of the MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completion of AMSA approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate. People seeking certification should check with AMSA.

Subjects

  • Plan and supervise routine maintenance on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels 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
  • Manage a propulsion unit using appropriate engine systems and support services
  • Manage loading, discharging and stowing of cargo
  • Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation
  • Manage vessel stability
  • Survive at sea using survival craft
  • Operate deck machinery and steering gear on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Manoeuvre a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions
  • Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Provide First Aid
  • Manage seaworthiness of a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Manage a small crew
  • Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 80 metres
  • Monitor environmental management on a vessel
  • Monitor and manage vessel operations

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 7 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Australian Boating Manual by Capt. Dick Gandy ( $80)- Aus Chart 802 ($35), Parallel Ruler, Compass and Dividers ($ 100)- All students are expected to wear proper PPE at the practical sessions. - Students have to make their own way to the practical venues. Directions will be given on the first day of the course. For any enquiries, please contact course co-ordinator Courtney Maynard on 92175283 OR Email: courtney.maynard4@tafensw.edu.au

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