Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres Near Coastal) - MAR50713

TAFE NSW

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 Master on vessels up to 80 metres operating in near coastal waters within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Structure

25 units

Subjects

  • Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Monitor loading, unloading and stowage of cargo
  • Maintain a safe navigational watch
  • Apply command navigation procedures on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations
  • Maintain seaworthiness of a vessel
  • Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
  • Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel
  • Contribute to safe cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers
  • Plan and conduct a passage
  • Maintain vessel stability
  • Use bridge equipment to determine vessel position
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with environmental management legislation
  • Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Manage operations and maintenance on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations
  • Transmit and receive information by visual signalling
  • Control safe access to and on vessel
  • Follow vessel security procedures
  • Respond to emergencies
  • Inspect and report defects and damage to vessel
  • Use an electronic chart display and information system to navigate safely
  • Contribute to safe cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers
  • Manage business and administration on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations
  • Perform basic vessel manoeuvres
  • Provide leadership to crew

Further information

Certification will require achievement of the MAR50713 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres Near Coastal), certification as a Master less than 35 metres Near Coastal, qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, AMSA final assessment, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA

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