Diploma of Maritime Operations - Watchkeeper Deck

University of Tasmania

This qualification is part of the Maritime Training Package. It is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry as a Watchkeeper Deck.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


25 units

Subjects you can Study:

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.

Related Careers:

Ship's Officer,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney - Rozelle
Cradle Coast
AMC Launceston
Sydney - Darlinghurst
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Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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