Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal) - MAR50613


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

This qualification is part of the Maritime Training Package. It is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry as a Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).


15 units


  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine electrical systems
  • Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems
  • Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
  • Communicate effectively when performing engineering duties
  • Apply basic principles of naval architecture
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and equipment
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine control systems and automation
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with environmental management legislation
  • Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Perform basic marine engineering calculations
  • Follow vessel security procedures
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of ships and ship routines

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