Coxswain Grade 3 NC


Depending on your experience, there are a couple of different options when it comes to completing your Coxswain Grade 3. 

Refer to the AMSA website here for more information.

Here at the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre we offer Coxswain Grade 3 through Schedule 3 (option d), the recreational boating pathway.  

Marine order 505, Scedule 3 states below:

Coxswain Grade 3 NC

Eligibility requirements

Any one of the following:

(a)   Australian Sailing Powerboat Handling course;

(b)   RYA level 2 Powerboat course;

(c)   completion before 1 January 2023 of training and final practical assessment in accordance with Marine Safety (Low complexity duties) Exemption 2020 for the performance of low complexity duties;

(d)   each of the following:

(i)   a licence, issued by a State or Territory, to operate a recreational vessel;

(ii)    at least 1 day qualifying sea service on a commercial vessel;

(iii)  a declaration on the approved form;

(e)   each of the following courses from the MAR Maritime Training Package, or a course developed as part of the MAR Maritime Training Package to cover the same skills:

(i)   MARI003 Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres;

(ii)  MARK007 Handle a vessel up to 12 metres;

(iii)  MARN008 Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres.

Our trainer will assess you and complete a Coxswain Grade 3 Declaration Form (AMSA form 1882).

Course fee

$ 280.00

What to bring;
Pen, paper

Suitable clothing for practical assessment

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