TAFE NSW

Diploma of Marine Engineering - MAR50120

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 3 Near CoastalEngineer Watchkeeper (STCW Engineer Watchkeeper Unlimited)Electro-Technical Officer (STCW Electro-Technical Officer Unlimited).Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur the job role and specialisation, if applicable, selected from the group choice below.Licensing/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 3 Near Coastal as defined in Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency \u2013 National Law) 2013. This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification by AMSA as an Engineer Watchkeeper (STCW Engineer Watchkeeper Unlimited) or Electro-Technical Officer (STCW Electro-Technical Officer 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 AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal as defined in Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency \u2013 National Law) 2013.AMSA certification of competency will require:completing an approved program of study that meets Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal at Diploma level (MAR50120 Diploma of Marine Engineering - Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal)holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part Dqualifying sea service as defined in the NSCV Part Dmeeting the medical and eyesight requirements specified in NSCV Part Dhaving passed a final AMSA assessmentmeeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in the NSCV Part D.This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Watchkeeper (STCW Engineer Watchkeeper Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW. AMSA certification of competency will require:completing an approved program of study that meets regulation STCW A-III/1 (MAR50120 Diploma of Marine Engineering - Engineer Watchkeeper)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 Electro-Technical Officer (STCW Electro-Technical Officer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW. AMSA certification of competency will require:completing an approved program of study that meets regulation STCW A-III/6 (MAR50120 Diploma of Marine Engineering - Electro-Technical Officer)holding or have held certificates of competency or trade certificate 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 assessment meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.Seafarers seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Subjects

  • Maintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipment
  • Manage advanced chemical tanker cargo operations
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ships and ship routines
  • Apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology
  • Carry out fast rescue craft operations
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilers
  • Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systems
  • Apply basic principles of marine mechanics
  • Operate survival craft, rescue boats and lifesaving appliances (proficiency in survival craft)
  • Use internal communication systems, operate computers and computer networks on ships
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems
  • Manage advanced oil tanker cargo operations
  • Contribute to basic operations of a ship subject to IGF Code
  • Manage advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operations
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine control systems and automation
  • Contribute to basic cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers
  • Apply leadership and team working capability
  • Contribute to basic operations of ships in polar waters
  • Manage advanced operations of a ship subject to IGF Code
  • Contribute to basic cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers (basic oil and chemical)
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and equipment
  • Maintain and repair marine electrical and electronic equipment
  • Maintain control and safety systems of hotel equipment
  • Employ tools, equipment and materials in a shipboard context
  • Apply basic principles of marine engineering thermodynamics
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)
  • Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)
  • Monitor compliance with legislative requirements
  • Operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts
  • Ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirements
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine electrical systems
  • Provide First Aid
  • Perform basic marine engineering calculations
  • Operate roll-on and roll-off machinery and equipment on board a vessel
  • Manage advanced operations of ships in polar waters
  • Maintain and repair bridge navigation equipment and ship communication systems
  • Prevent, control and fight fires on board a vessel (advanced firefighting)
  • Apply basic principles of naval architecture
  • Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)
  • Manage ship security (Ship Security Officer)
  • Apply basic principles of marine electrotechnology
  • Apply medical first aid on board ship

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks

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