MAR 30821 – Certificate III in Maritime Operations – Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 (MED 2)

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 (AMSA Form 426)

MED 2-seafarer-certification-guidance_marine-engine-driver-grade-2-ncQualification- MAR30821 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver

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 , 49466138 or email

Entry requirements
Minimum age 16 years

2022 Course dates (In class theory and practical )
Full course:
5  –  21 September

MED 2 Units of competency upgrade from MED 3 
12 to 21  September

Course fee
Full qualification fee

Certificate 3 Guarantee (eligibility requirements)

MED 2 – 5 units of competency –
required to have completed MAR20421 MED 3  units of competency
Upgrade Fee

Certificate 3 Subsidy for MED 2. If you consider you are eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, click here.
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.
The program also supports school students to access training and Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing free training in high priority qualifications.

Co contribution fee for Certificate 3 subsidy

Co contribution fee for certificate 3 concession

Certificate 3 Guarantee 
MED 2 – 5 units of competency –
required to have completed MAR20421 MED 3 units of competency

Upgrade fee
Co contribution fee for Certificate 3 subsidy

Co contribution fee for certificate 3 concession
$ 935.50

Other fees
AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment
AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment  MED 2 upgrade

Interim Certificate of Competency (if applicable)

Task Book
$ 25.00

MAR 30821 – Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 (MED 2)Competencies
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 Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 and Marine Engine Driver Grade 2
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 competencies required for completion
MARF027                  Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel  abandonment (Shipboard safety skill set)

MARF028                  Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel (Shipboard safety skill set)
MARF029                  Meet work health and safety requirements (Shipboard safety skill set)
MARF030                   Survive at sea using survival craft (Shipboard safety  skill set)

HlLTAID011              Provide first aid

For duties the holder of a MED 2 qualification may perform – refer to Marine Order 505,  Crew competencies

What to bring
Photo ID

Pen, Notepad
Suitable clothing for site visits

There is a range of accommodation offered in Airlie Beach including self contained cabins at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat  49 466 483, Magnums Accommodation 49641199, XBase 49482000, Backpackers by the Bay 49467267

Please refer to the useful links page on this website.

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