Certificate III in Maritime Operations
(Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) MAR30818

NRT Logo2.pngThis course was previously MAR30813

UPCOMING COURSES in 2020

 PERTH - HILLARYS BOAT HARBOUR

  • March 9 - 20
  • June 2 - 12

WHO IS IT FOR?

This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry operating as: 

  • Chief Engineer on a vessel with an inboard engine with propulsion power up to 750 kW in waters to the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) 
  • Second Engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power up to 1500 kW in waters to the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Chief Engineer or Second Engineer on a vessel with an outboard engine with unlimited propulsion in waters to the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Assist an engineer in any tasks that may be required on board while working under the direct supervision of the person in charge of the vessel’s engines
  • Work in the engine room of a vessel <80 m long with propulsion power up to 3000 kW

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course is conducted face-to-face over an intense 10 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 III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) issued by Sea School Marine Training RTO 91732.

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

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

The MED 2 qualification is made up of 16 units of competency.  Twelve of the units are delivered in this course and the remaining *4 units are a course entry requirement and are the Elements of Shipboard Safety Skill Set (ESS) (see below).  They are not delivered in this course.

  • MARJ006        Follow environmental work practices 
  • BSBWOR203  Work effectively with others 
  • MARC033       Complete engine room tasks 
  • MARC034       Maintain hull out of water 
  • MARC035       Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment 
  • MARC036       Operate deck machinery 
  • MARC039       Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems 
  • MARB031        Maintain marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems
  • MARB032        Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems
  • MARC040       Manage Fuel Systems
  • MARC041       Operate and monitor marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems
  • MARC042       Operate electrical systems
  • *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
  • *MARF030       Survive at sea using survival craft
  • *HLTAID003    Provide First Aid

*Course entry requirements are the First Aid and 4 ESS units (Elements of Shipboard Safety).  They do not need to be completed prior to enrolling however, they must be completed prior to receiving the full qualification.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Almost all commercial vessels require a qualified person to operate and maintain equipment onboard.

Marine Engine Drivers are in charge of the operation and maintenance of motorised equipment on small commercial vessels. Modern vessel engines are complex and technologically advanced. 

This course will teach you how to confidently operate and maintain main and auxiliary machinery and electronics and is the starting point if you’re seeking a career within the maritime sector.                                       

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