Coxswain Certificate

2014 Course dates

Or compete this  course through flexible learning  – Enrol anytime on (07) 49 466 710

2 – 6  June

25 – 29 August

13 – 17 October

15 – 19 December

The Coxswains course is based on the National Maritime  Training Package. There are a range of requirements set down by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority before issue of a licence will be given. For all up to date information visit the AMSA website at options are: - Domestic  (click on trawlers) select Guidance Notices for your selected qualifications and requirements.

This course is guaranteed to run on these dates.

Flexible learning – Enrol anytime – call us today on (07) 49 466 710. Complete your assignments and return for marking and comments prior to the practical

Practical held over 5 days

Flexible Learning

Our program offers flexible learning to fit in with your work commitments. You are welcome to phone or email for more information about our delivery of  flexible learning.

If you decide to enrol in our flexible learning program we will email an enrolment form to you for your completion and return. An invoice will be issued for the course fee which can be paid by credit card or direct deposit. Once your enrolment fee has been paid your instructor will contact you to evaluate your level of experience in the marine industry and to discuss your individual learning plan. Your performance expectations and contact with your instructor will be discussed with you and your assignments and learning guides will be issued.

Practical  sessions will take place over  approx. five days every second month. Practical sessions are conducted in small groups with other students.



Minimum age 18 years
For information with regard to qualifying sea service refer to the  AMSA website.


Coxswain Grade 1

$1,839 (including 5 days for practical competencies and assessments)

Coxswains Grade 2

$1,587 (including 4 days for practical competencies and assessments)


Certificate II in Transport and Distribution (Maritime Operations)
TDMMB4507A – Monitor condition and seaworthiness of a small vessel up to 24 metres
TDMMC707C – Apply Seamanship skills and technique when operating a small vessel within the limits of responsibility of a Coxswain
TDMMC907C – Manoeuvre a domestic vessel within limits of responsibility of a Coxswain
TDMME1107A – Contribute to effective communications and teamwork on a coastal vessel
TDMMF3207C – Apply domestic regulations and industry practices when operating a small vessel
TDMMH1207B – Plan and navigate a short voyage within inshore limits (not required for Grade 2)
TDMMR3007B – Operate and carry out basic service checks on small vessel marine propulsion systems
TDMMR3107B – Operate and carry out basic servicing on auxiliary systems
TDMMR3207B – Operate and carry out basic routine servicing of marine extra low and low voltage electrical systems
TDMMR5407B – Carry out refueling and fuel transfer operations


TDMME507B – Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephone
TDMMF1007B – Provide elementary first aid
TDMMF1107B – Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment
TDMMF5407A – Observe safety and emergency procedures on a coastal vessel
TDMMF5507A – Fight and extinguish fires on board a coastal vessel


  • Photo ID
  • Pen, 2b pencil, sharpener, rubber and notepad for classroom
  • Drawing compass
  • Set of chart dividers
  • Parallel ruler
  • Appropriate clothing for lessons and site visits (long sleeves/long pants)
  • Closed shoes/boat shoes
  • Sun-smart clothing


Australian Maritime Safety Authority  www.

Please refer to the useful links page on this website.

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