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Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) - Certificate III (MAR30913-01V01)
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Career area: Transport 
Study area: Maritime Engineering and Technology 
National code: MAR30913  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Moruya  Part Time Evening  1 Year 18-Jul-2017  Tue, Thu 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry as a Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). 
Other requirements: Although there are no academic entry requirements to enrol in this TAFE qualification, there are other requirements that you must satisfy in order to obtain the AMSA Certificate of Competency (license) which will enable you to apply for work in the Maritime Industry. Students need to be aware that for some qualifications there may be a pathway prerequisite to achieve the AMSA Certificate of Competency (licensing).

Other requirements may include: be at least 16 years of age, holding a current First Aid certificate, holding a marine Radio Operators Certificate, satisfactory completion of an eyesight and medical test as well as satisfying sea service requirements. Please see the AMSA website Domestic Commercial Vessels - Seafarers and Qualifications information at www.amsa.gov.au for further information. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Learning pathways: MAR40313 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres). 
Career opportunities: Master mariner on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length, within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Moruya
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moruya Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) 
Offering code: 17MRY-006 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Attendance for this course is offered of an evening on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6pm to 9pm, Moruya Campus, Block F, Ground Floor, Room 4 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 18 July 2017 
Times: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
About: This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry as a Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Licensing/Regulatory Information This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification will require achievement of the MAR30913 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

This qualification consists of fourteen (14) core units.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is 180 hours.

There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.
Applying and enrolling:

Application next steps: • An Institute staff member will be in contact regarding your application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,480
Second qualification $1,780
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,860
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Date: Commencing Tuesday 18 July 2017, 2 nights per week, Tuesday and Thursday Time: 6pm to 9pm Location: Building F, Ground Floor, Room 4, Moruya Campus.

You will need the following resources for this course:

Australian Boating Manual, 5th Edition by Captain Dick Gandy.

Parallel Rule - 45 cm (Capt. Fields Pattern)
Dividers - 20 cm
Pencil compass
Douglas Protractor
One Admiralty Chart AUS 252 - 2001 version or later
One Admiralty Chart AUS 802
One Admiralty Chart AUS 832 (used in Radar Operation)
Chart BA 5011 (this is a book on chart symbols)
2B pencils, erasers and sharpener
Calculator
Tracing paper (used in Radar Operation)

These can be purchased for approximately $350.00.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123