MAR20321 – Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal

MAR Qualifications, applicants are encouraged to discuss their maritime career path with staff prior to their enrolment to determine qualification suitability.

The 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  www.amsa.gov.au. (AMSA Form 426) AMSA Licence fee application $163.00

Coxswain Guidance Notice  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

Once an applicant decides to enrol they will be asked to complete a Student Enrolment form and send together with a copy of  photo ID.
Pay the enrolment fee by direct deposit or credit card over the phone (we will issue an invoice and receipt).The enrolment form includes  an option to identify any learner support needs and  to disclose any  disability, impairment or long term medical condition which may affect studies. Once enrolled applicants are asked to complete a Maritime Summary of Experience which includes the Learning Language and Literacy test.

Enrol any time to prepare for the theory and practical assessments
Enrolment period – up to 12 months to achieve your qualification. Complete your assignments or workbooks in your own time and send them in for marking, attend the theory and practical class (Monday to Friday) as advertised

Call us on (07) 49 466 710  or email  info@whitsundaymaritimetraining.com.au

Entry requirements
Minimum age 16 years

Other competencies required for licence 
MARSS00008    Shipboard Safety Skill Set
HLTAID011         Provide first aid
MARC034          Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephone
                           (Long Range Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency)

2022 Course dates (In class theory and practical)
21 November – 7 December

Course fee
Full fee   $2,580.00 (excluding Shipboard Safety Skill Set, Apply First Aid and Long Range Radio Certificate of Proficiency)

The Queensland Government, Department of Employment Small Business and Training offers subsidised training and incentives to eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III level qualification and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career.
Certificate 3 Subsidy for Coxswain Grade 1 –  If you consider you are eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, click here.
Co-contribution fee for Certificate 3 subsidy

$1330.00(excluding Shipboard Safety Skill Set and Provide First Aid) 

Co-contribution fee for Certificate 3 subsidy concession (excluding Shipboard Safety Skill Set and Provide First Aid)
$940.00

Traineeships -User Choice – for students https://www.qld.gov.au/education/apprenticeships
Through the User Choice program the government contributes towards the cost of training for eligible Queensland apprentices and trainees.
Instead of paying for the full cost of training, apprentices or trainees and their employers will pay a reduced amount.
The program provides the flexibility for apprentices, trainees and their employers to select a government-approved registered training organisation (RTO or training provider) to provide the training.
Eligibility
To be eligible to receive subsidised training under the User Choice program you must:
be employed in an approved apprenticeship or traineeship
have entered a training contract for a qualification funded by the government
have selected a government-approved training provider.
Co-contribution fee for User choice subsidy
$1330.00 (excluding Shipboard Safety Skill Set and Provide First Aid) 

Other fees
AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment
$240.00
Interim Certificate of Competency
$50.00
Task Book (if applicable)
$25.00
Long Range Radio Certificate of Proficiency (if applicable)
$240 including radio licence

Qualification
MAR20321  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
HLTAID011         Provide first aid
MARC034          Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephone (Long Range Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency)

Outcomes
For duties the holder of a Coxswains Grade 1 may perform – refer to Marine Order 505  Crew Competencies Coxswain Grade 1
NC
(a) command a vessel:
(i) <12 m long; and
(ii) with propulsion power:
(A) for an inboard engine — < 500 kW; or
(B) for an outboard engine — unlimited; and
(b) operate the engines of the vessel
(c) carry passengers in the following areas:
(i) inshore;
(ii) if the vessel is a tender or auxiliary vessel — within 3 nm of a
Duties holder may perform Schedule 2
National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D Crew competencies 25
NSCV Part D-130517ZZ.docx
Item Certificate Activities
parent vessel in the EEZ
(iii) waters designated for a specific purpose by a State or Territory
authority, in which it permits holders of this certificate to operate,
subject to any conditions that it may impose
Restricted to:
(d) if the holder completes only the entry level motor engineering unit of
the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council Ltd maritime
training package — vessels with unlimited outboard propulsion power
or inboard propulsion power <100 kW; and
(e) if the holder does not meet the sea service requirement mentioned in
paragraph 1.7(2)(a) of Schedule 1 — command of a vessel only in
sheltered waters
2.8 Master <24 m NC (a) command a commercial vessel <24 m long in the EEZ
(b) act as Chief Mate or deck watchkeeper on a vessel <35 m long i

What to bring to class
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

Accommodation
There is a range of accommodation offered in Airlie Beach including self contained cabins at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat  Phone 07 4946 6483, Magnums Accommodation 49641199, XBase 49482000, Backpackers by the Bay 49467267

Useful links
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Please refer to the useful links page on this website.

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