Our mission is to provide exceptional maritime training that creates real employment outcomes for our students.
Master <24m commands coastal trading vessels under 24 metres in length in designated near offshore waters. They co-ordinate the activities of crew members, and oversee the safe operation of the vessel at sea, at anchor and in port. With experience you could become a sought-after Master, transporting along the Australian coastline, carrying cargo or commanding a commercial fishing vessel.
You will learn vessel operations and management, how to manoeuvre larger vessels, safety and seamanship as well as how to plan and navigate a passage at Master level. The course includes how to instruct the ship’s crew on watch keeping, wheelhouse operations, environmental management, routine maintenance, keeping records and logbooks, communications and how to slip and dock a vessel.
The majority of commercial vessels require the Master to be dual ticketed, i.e. have both a Master <24m and the Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 (MED 3) qualifications. If you want to further your career in the marine industry, then you should consider doing both qualifications.
MAR30913 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)
The holder of this certificate can:
In addition to successful completion of Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master <24m Near Coastal) the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to be at least 16 years old and successfully complete each of the following:
Completing our course doesn’t guarantee you’ll pass the AMSA final assessment to get your certificate of competency. Passing the exam depends on how much study you’re prepared do, your performance on the day and your confidence.
Let us know when you’re ready to book your final assessment so we can schedule a FREE pre-oral revision session with a trainer in person or over the phone to help you prepare.
People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority: Head Office phone: +61 2 6279 5000 (8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday EST) or visit the website www.amsa.gov.au
If you are a resident of NSW, or work in NSW, you may be eligible for the NSW Government Smart and Skilled subsidy programme.
Smart and Skilled funded places are limited. You must provide evidence of your sea service to meet Sea School course entry requirements. Subsidised Courses must be completed within 6 months of commencement. For more information Sea School Smart and Skilled Student Information Booklet
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
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