Diploma of Maritime Operations - Watchkeeper Deck


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 Watchkeeper Deck.


25 units


  • Contribute to safe cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers
  • Contribute to safe cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers
  • Maintain vessel stability
  • Monitor loading, unloading and stowage of cargo
  • Follow vessel security procedures
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility
  • Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances
  • Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
  • Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel
  • Control safe access to and on vessel
  • Provide medical first aid on board a vessel
  • Respond to emergencies
  • plus more.

Standard entry requirements

No minimum education

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Hunter - Newcastle International: $19,470 No information available No No information available

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