Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 (MED 2)

Complete this course through flexible learning – complete your assignments 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


11 – 22 December


May                         14 – 25

September           10 – 21

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 over  6 – 12 months

Task Book completion – up to 12 months (if applicable).

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.

You will need to discuss this upon enrolment decide if you have the suitable evidence to satisfy the practical experience required.


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

$35                                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

$35                                Task Book (if applicable)


MAR30213 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2)


MARB006                 Maintain marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems

MARB007                 Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems

MARC008                  Manage fuel systems

MARC009                  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

MARC001                  Complete engine room tasks

MARC002                  Maintain hull out of water

MARC003                  Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and equipment

MARC004                  Operate deck machinery

MARC007                  Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary systems


TLTFA311A                Apply first aid

MARF001                  Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment (Shipboard safety skill set)

MARF002                  Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel (Shipboard safety skill set)

MARF004                  Meet work health and safety requirements (Shipboard safety skill set)

MARF005                   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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  • Pencil and eraser
  • 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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