Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC

MAR30821 Certificate III in Maritime Operations 

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.

refer guidance-notice-for-marine-engine-driver-grade-2-near-coastal

MED2 Units of competency

MARB031 Maintain marine internal combustion  engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary systems, MARB032 Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems, MARC040 Manage fuel systems, MARC041 Operate and monitor marine internal combustion  engines,propulsion plant and auxiliary systems, MARC010 Operate electrical systems

Units common to MED3 & MED2

BSBTWK201  Work effectively with others MARC033  Complete engine room tasks, MARC034  Maintain hull out of water, MARC035  Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage  electrical systems and equipment, MARC036 Operate deck machinery, MARC039 Operate marine internal combustion engines, and  propulsion and auxiliary systems

Other core competencies you will need to complete:

Shipboard Safety Skill Set

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Course dates

Our latest course calendar is here

Course fees

Full MED 2 qualification

$3,185.00  Full fee (excluding Shipboard Safety Skill Set, Provide First Aid – refer to links above for costs)

MED 2 upgrade (5 units of competency)
required to have completed MAR20421 MED 3

$1,850.00  Upgrade Fee

Course fee with Certificate 3 Guarantee Subsidy 
Certificate 3 Guarantee provides a government subsidy to allow eligible Queenslanders to obtain their first post-school certificate III qualification.

Full MED 2 qualification

$2,183.00  non concession (including Shipboard Safety Skill Set $265.00 and Provide First Aid $62)
$1,444.50  with concession (including Shipboard Safety Skill Set $152.50 and Provide First Aid $27)

MED 2 upgrade

$1,433.00 non concession (including Shipboard Safety Skill Set $265.00 and Provide First Aid $62)
$1115.00  with concession (including Shipboard Safety Skill Set $152.50 and Provide First Aid $27)

Other fees

$350.00 AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (full qualification)
AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment  MED 2 upgrade
$  50.00 Interim Certificate of Competency (if applicable)
$  25.00 Task Book


Once an applicant decides to enrol they will be asked to complete a Student Enrolment form and submit 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, with the enrolment period of up to 12 months to achieve your qualification. 

Share this info:
Facebook Twitter Email