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Certificate I in Maritime Operations
(Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) MAR10418

This course was previously MAR10413


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This domestic qualification licensed by AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) is suitable for people who work or want to work as a Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal in the maritime industry and command a commercial marine vessel: 

  • up to 12 metres in length
  • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 100 kW for an inboard engine 

 and operate this vessel: 

  • in sheltered waters, or
  • as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ), or
  • within 5 nm from point of departure, shore base or aquaculture lease.


The course is conducted face-to-face over an intensive 7 day period with an experienced Master who will help and guide you through the required Units of Competency to ensure you have the knowledge and skills that may lead to attaining a Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) issued by Sea School Marine Training RTO 91732.

This qualification is one component of the eligibility criteria to achieve the Coxswain Grade 2 Certificate of Competency which allows you to work in any state or territory in Australia. 


The Coxswain Grade 2 certificate is made up of 8 units of competency:

  • MARC037     Operate inboard and outboard motors 
  • MARF027      Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment 
  • MARF028      Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel 
  • MARF029      Meet work health and safety requirements 
  • MARI003       Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres 
  • MARJ006       Follow environmental work practices 
  • MARK007      Handle a vessel up to 12 metres 
  • MARN008     Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres 


The marine industry needs competent skippers and crew to transport guests and cargo and to provide services, labour and contracts on the waterfront and on the coast. 

A Coxswain can take control of a ferry, water taxi, jet boat, yacht, catamaran, tourism or catering vessel, Kimberley charter boat tender and a variety of work boats.  

All participants must adhere and accept Sea School Marine Training's Terms & Conditions and FAQ.

Sea School is a nationally recognised training organisation 
FOR MORE INFORMATION or to ENROL click on the SEA SCHOOL link below or call 1300 666 416 (you will be re-directed to the Sea School Marine Training website).


This is a business independently owned and operated by Skippers Ticket Training WA licensed to provide marine training services for the registered training organisation Sea School International #91732: