Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 (MED 2)

Complete this course through flexible learning – complete your assignments or workbook in your own time and send them in for marking, attend the 2 week face to face (Monday to Friday)  tutorial and practical assessment.

Enrol any time, call us on (07) 49 466 710 , 49466138 or email

Course dates 


February      3 – 19

There is an additional fee for the  Mandated Practical Assessment and issue of Interim Certificate of Competency – by appointment

The course is based on the National Maritime Training Package. There are range of requirements set down by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority before issue of a licence will be given.

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Classes are conducted in small groups with other students at Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre.

You are welcome to email or phone 07 4946 6710 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 for your completion and return.

The course fee can be paid by credit card or direct deposit. Once your enrolment fee has been paid your invoice/receipt and your assignments and learning materials will be posted to you.

You will be asked to complete and return a Summary of your Maritime Experience so that we can ascertain your level of maritime experience.

Highly qualified and experienced marine masters and engineers are accessible and ready to help by email, phone or in person as part of our ongoing commitment to you.

If you consider you are eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, click here.


Completion up to  12 months

If you have the required sea time approved by the authority (AMSA or their agent) you may not need to use a Task Book to complete your course.

Ref. AMSA website for sea time requirements.


Minimum age 16 years

Other competencies required for completion (refer below)


Full fee                                                                                       $1,770.00

(MED 2 – 5 units of competency – required to have completed MAR  MED 3  units of competency)

Certificate 3 Guarantee (eligibility requirements)

Co contribution fee for Certificate 3 subsidy                      $1057.00

Co contribution fee for certificate 3 concession                 $ 801.25

$25                                Task Book (if applicable)

Full fee                                                                                        $3,170.00

(MED 2 – 11 units of competency including MED 3)

Certificate 3 Guarantee (eligibility requirements)

Co contribution fee for Certificate 3 subsidy                       $1,707.00

Co contribution fee for certificate 3 concession                  $1,257.25

$25                                Task Book (if applicable)


MAR30808                Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine                                          Driver Grade 2)


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

MARC010                  Operate electrical systems

Units common to marine Engine Driver Grade 3 and Marine Engine Driver Grade 2

BSBWOR203B          Work effectively with others

MARC033                  Complete engine room tasks

MARC0034                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


HLTAID003                Provide  first aid

MARF027                  Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel                                                    abandonment (Shipboard safety skill set)

MARF028                  Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board                                      a vessel (Shipboard safety skill set)

MARF029                  Meet work health and safety requirements (Shipboard                                        safety skill set)

MARF030                   Survive at sea using survival craft (Shipboard safety                                             skill set)


For duties the holder of a MED 2 qualification may perform – refer to the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) – Part D – Crew competencies (page 24)


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  • Notepad


There is a range of accommodation offered in Airlie Beach including self contained cabins at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat at $195 per week (07 49 466 483)

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