Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) - MAR40518

University of Tasmania

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)


  • Manage vessel stability
  • Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems
  • Operate marine internal combustion engines and associated systems up to 1500 kW
  • Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems
  • Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Undertake maintenance of machinery, machinery systems and structural components
  • Manage an engine room and small engineering team
  • Follow environmental work practices
  • Work effectively with others
  • Meet work health and safety requirements
  • Operate and monitor marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems
  • Operate electrical systems
  • Operate 240 to 440 voltage alternating current electrical systems
  • Carry out basic welding, brazing, cutting and machining operations on a coastal vessel
  • Operate propulsion transmission systems up to 1500 kW
  • Survive at sea using survival craft
  • Operate deck machinery
  • Manage refuelling
  • Maintain hull out of water
  • Carry out engineering calculations
  • Operate auxiliary machinery systems up to 1500 kW
  • Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment
  • Undertake maintenance of 240 to 440 voltage alternating current electrical systems
  • Complete engine room tasks
  • Manage fuel systems
  • Monitor environmental management on a vessel

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