Posts Tagged ‘Whitsundays’

Night Courses for Boat Safe

WMTC has added 2 special night courses for  the QLD Recreational Boat Licence.

Held over 2 evenings, the courses will be held on November 17/18 and December 8/9 from 6-10pm.

This is for those who cannot undertake the usual Saturday courses (ran weekly).

Enquire about the course or book your spot now by calling (07) 49 466 710 or email us.

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Safety & Sea Survival Course

The Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre will be holding a ‘Safety & Sea Survival Course’ on October 19 and 20, 2013.

The course is a compliance for Category 1 and 2 yacht races and is a Yachting Australia Course.

Facilitator: Chris Griffiths YA 11287

Deadline for enrolment: 5pm, October 1 2013

Cost: $482

Course commences at 8.30am on 19th Oct Life raft/flares and  more on 20th Oct

For further information: Email Kaye – Phone (07) 49 466 710

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Exclusive offbeach lessons

Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre is now offering one-on-one ‘learn to sail’ lessons for those seeking off beach sailing skills.

With a dedicated instructor on board, the two-hour private lessons are for people of all ages.

Whether you are a traveller, visitor or a local wanting to learn to sail, this is the ideal course to get you started.

For more information, contact Kaye on (07) 49 466 710 or email

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Be on the mailing list

The Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre is able to send you the latest course calendar.

As you know, times and dates for courses can change, and we can provide this information right at your finger tips!

To receive the latest calendar as well as other important news, please email


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Flexible marine learning in Cairns

Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre is now offering flexible learning in Cairns for Coxswains and Master Class 5 courses.

The program allows flexibility for students who need to fit in their learning with work commitments.

The course is suited to deckhands who have logged seatime and are working towards having their seatime assessed to ensure that the amount of seatime accrued is relevant to the level of licence being applied for.

To ensure you are on track, your program will be monitored by a tutor as you complete your assignments, and when you complete assignments and the task book, you can make an arrangement to complete the theory and practical assessments.

Once payment is made to Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre, you will meet with your tutor to come up with an individual learning plan.

For further details, please phone Kaye on (07) 49 466 710.

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Marine Notice for certificate holders

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has issued an important Marine Notice for seafaring certificate holders who may be required to complete an AMSA approved Security Awareness Training Course.

If this applies to you, the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre will be running the course on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Read the notice.

(Courtesy Australian Maritime Safety Authority)
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Ship Security Awareness Training Course

Running from: 

October 18-16
November 25-27

From January 1, 2014, it will be mandatory for all seafarers to possess knowledge related to security awareness before engaging on board a vessel and undergo security related training.

This is under the Manila amendments to the Conventions.

The Ship Security Awareness Training – AMSA approved – ONE DAY COURSE, is intended to provide specific guidelines, skills and knowledge in basic maritime security matters and those who need to function as part of the shipboard team is being aware of assessing situations involving threats to security and safety of a vessel or port facility.

This involves recognising threats and suspicious situations and circumstances and reporting and carrying out tasks in accordance with security procedures as set out in the national and international conventions and regulations.

Secure your spot now.

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