Marine Engine Driver 3 Near Coastal

MAR20421: Certificate II in Maritime Operations

Course Overview

This qualification is offered by AMFA to people who are employed or seeking employment in the seafood or maritime industries to operate machinery:

  • ​On vessels less than 500kW propulsion power as a Chief Engineer in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
  • On vessels less than 750kW propulsion power as Second Engineer in the EEZ.

This qualification is part of the regulatory requirements to obtain a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC Certificate of Competency (CoC). For other regulatory requirements relating to the Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC CoC, please visit the AMSA website.

Course Duration & Fees:

Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver 3 Near Coastal)

Upon successful completion of this qualification you will receive a MAR20421 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal) and a Statement of Attainment listing the appropriate units of competency from AMFA.

Understanding Marine Engine Driver 3

This comprehensive course equips participants with a diverse skill set for working effectively in a maritime environment.

The program covers essential areas such as providing first aid, servicing marine internal combustion engines, handling propulsion and auxiliary systems, performing engine room tasks, maintaining hulls out of water, operating and maintaining electrical systems and equipment, managing deck machinery, and responding to emergencies like vessel abandonment and onboard fires.

Additionally, the course emphasizes the importance of adhering to work health and safety requirements, surviving at sea using survival craft, and implementing environmentally responsible work practices.

Participants will emerge well-prepared and knowledgeable, ready to excel in the maritime industry while prioritizing safety and environmental stewardship.

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Eligibility Criteria

To embark on the journey toward obtaining a Certificate I in Maritime Operations certificate, you must meet several eligibility requirements. These include:

Age Requirement: You must meet the minimum age criteria set by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

English Proficiency: Demonstrating a proficient level of English is crucial to effectively communicate and navigate in the maritime environment.

Medical Fitness: Ensuring that you are in good health to perform your duties safely at sea is a fundamental requirement.

Sea Service: Accumulating a specified amount of sea service is essential to prove your practical experience on the waters.

Training Completion: Successful completion of the required training, in accordance with the provided syllabus, is a mandatory step.

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