Attain this qualification through flexible learning – complete your assignments in your own time and send in for marking, attend the 2 &1/2 week face to face (Monday to Friday) tutorials and practical assessments. The pre-requisite of Shipboard Safety Skill Set plus Long Range Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency and Provide First Aid are scheduled in conjunction with the Coxswain Grade 1 qualification for your convenience.
Enrol anytime – call us on 4946 6710
19 April to 5 May
5 to 21 July
22 November to 9 December
This course is based on the National Maritime Training Package (MAR). There are a range of requirements set down by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) before issue of a licence will be given. For all up to date information refer AMSA Guidelines AMSA718-Coxswain-Grade-1-Guidance-Notice.pdf
Classes are conducted in small groups with other students at Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre.
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 for your completion and return. The course fee can be paid by credit card over the phone 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 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.
Completion up to 12 months
Minimum age 16 years
Other competencies required for completion (refer below)
Full fee $2,580.00 (excluding Shipboard Safety Skill Set, Apply First Aid and Long Range Radio Certificate of Proficiency)
If you consider you are eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, funded by the Queensland Government please refer to the Certificate 3 guarantee Fact sheet and Guidance Notice posted on the Certificate 3 guarantee page or contact our staff to discuss eligibility requirements – Department of Education and Training, Certificate 3 Guarantee, Program Policy 2019-2020
There is an additional charge for Issue of an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment and issue of Interim Certificate of Competency (if applicable)
MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)
CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
MARB027 Perform basic servicing & maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
MARC037 Operate inboard and outboard motors
MARC038 Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
MARH001 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres
MARI003 Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres
MARJ006 Follow environmental work practices
MARK007 Handle a vessel up to 12 metres
MARN008 Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metre
OTHER CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION
MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set
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
MARC020 Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephone (Long Range Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency)
For duties the holder of a Coxswains Grade 1 may perform – refer to the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D – Crew Competencies
WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS
Pen, 2B pencil, sharpener, rubber and notepad for classroom
Set of chart dividers
Appropriate clothing for lessons and site visits (long sleeves/long pants)
Closed shoes/boat shoes
There is a range of accommodation offered in Airlie Beach including self contained cabins at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat at $195 per week. Phone 07 4946 6483.