MAR20318 – Certificate II in Maritime Operations

(Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

Coxswain-training.

The Australian MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) qualification (Coxswain Grade 1) will enable you to command Australian Registered commercial or private vessels less than 12m long with an outboard engine of any power or with an inboard engine of less than 500kW (670 hp). The vessel must be operated in inshore waters (generally 15NM from the coastline) or, if the vessel is a tender or auxiliary vessel, it may operate within 3 nm of the parent vessel anywhere in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Coxswain Grade I Near Coastal may secure employment on the following vessels under 12 m in length

This includes:

  • Commercial fishing vessels
  • Charter fishing boats
  • Police or other government boats
  • Passenger charter yachts
  • Water Taxis and more...

You will learn:

  • Practical skills in coastal navigation and seamanship using a range of vessels.
  • Practical firefighting and survival skills required for safety at sea.
  • Practical mechanic and engineering skills for boats.
  • Health, safety and environmental work pactices aboard a vessel.

  Requirements for the issue of the final AMSA Certificate of Competency (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal):

  • MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) (provided at the successful completion of the course);
  • Successfully pass the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment – AMPA (included as part of the course for an additional fee).
  • HLTAID003 statement of attainment Provide first aid;
  • Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency; (LROCP)
  • Eyesight Test Certificate;
  • Self declaration of medical fitness (completed on AMSA426 COC application form)
  • 16 years old.

Sea Service

You will need either:

  • 30 days sea time on commercial vessels over 5 metres long plus a completed AMSA approved TASK Book which must be done onboard a commercial vessel
  • OR 240 days sea time on vessels over 5 meters long which may be accrued on recreational vessels without an AMSA TASK Book.

*TASK Books may be purchased from Superyacht Crew Academy.

Download the AMSA notes for more information on requirements.

PRE-ENROLMENT Reqirements

Before you can enroll in this course you must download and read the following PDF files for details on course information, enrolment and obtaining your USI number. Click on the file names to download them.

The main features of the Coxswain Near Coastal training Course

There are a total of 13 units of competency for MAR20318 - Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal).

When you have successfully completed the 13 units of competency, completed the AMPA, met the requirements and accrued the sea service you will be eligible to lodge your Certificate of Competency application to AMSA for the Coxswain Grade 1 NC COC.

Shipboard Safety Skill Set theory and practical

MARF001 - Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

MARF002 - Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel

MARF004 - Meet work health and safety requirements

MARF005 - Survive at sea using survival craft

HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Onwater practical with classroom theory

MARI001 - Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres

MARK001 - Handle a vessel up to 12 metres

MARN002 - Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres

MARH001 - Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres

MARJ001 - Follow environmental work practices

Engineering theory classroom based with Practical Assessments on different vessels and their engines

MARB002 – Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems

MARC005 - Operate inboard and outboard motors

MARC006 - Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems

Course Duration

The course is 25 days (4 weeks) in total and is reflected in the following order

  • Week 1: Monday-Saturday
  • Week 2: Sunday-Saturday
  • Week 3: Monday-Saturday
  • Week 4: Monday-Saturday (Radio will be completed this Sunday if required)

Students who have already completed the Shipboard Safety skill set will be given credit transfer for the following units:

  • MARF027 - Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • MARF028 - Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • MARF029 - Meet work health and safety requirements
  • MARF030 - Survive at sea using survival craft

Training Location

The course is run from our Marina Office in Newport NSW Australia and the Superyacht Crew Academy Training Facility at 8 Kalinya Street, Newport. The facilities are a 45min drive North of Sydney’s CBD. To see a map of how to find us CLICK HERE

Cost

Coxswain NC - Please call us 02 9979 9669 to see if you are eligible for a NSW government Smart and Skilled subsidy to offset part of the cost of this training programme.

COXSWAIN TRAINING PRICES

WITH SMART AND SKILLED SUBSIDY

NORMAL PRICE

MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)
$1010

*(subject to Smart and Skilled student eligibility)

MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)
$3450

 

                                                           

ADDITIONAL PRICES - OPTIONAL

AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment – part of course OR independent $495
LROCP Marine Radio $210
Coxswain Grade 1 NC – AMSA Task Book $40
Provide First Aid – HLTAID003 (included in IYT STCW95+10 course) $395
Recognition of Prior Learning Fee (RPL) $425

 

**If you are a resident of NSW, or work in NSW, you may be eligible for the NSW Government Smart and Skilled subsidy programme.

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Coxswain Near Coastal Training Course

The course is 25 days (4 weeks) in total and is reflected in the following order

  • Week 1 Monday - Saturday
  • Week 2 Sunday - Saturday
  • Week 3 Monday – Saturday
  • Week 4 Monday - Saturday (Radio will be completed this Sunday if required)

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