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MASTER 24 |  MAR30921 Certificate III in Maritime Operations

(Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

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Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal
 

The MAR30921 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal) (Master Class 5) training program will enable you to apply for an AMSA Master less than 24m Near Coastal (NC) Certificate of Competency that will allow you to work as crew or a Captain on Australian Registered commercial vessels less than 24m long, operating in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

COURSE DATES 

Shipboard safety skill set & first aid units – STCW95 Component (if applicable) - 8 days

(Master up to 24m Near Coastal) course units (Weeks 1-4) - 22 days

3 additional days are scheduled Mon-Wed post course for those students requiring extra tuition

LROCP Marine Radio Operators Certificate 1 Day

Australia has changed from state-based certification to National Certification. The previous certifications Master Class 5, Skipper Grade 3, Master Class V (Trading), Master Class V (Fishing) and Master Class 5 (Trading and Fishing) now all come under the qualification of Master less than 24m Near Coastal in the national system.

Every commercial vessel licensed to operate in Australian waters needs the ‘skipper’ or person in charge to hold a Certificate of Competency issued by Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

The Master up to 24 m NC course at Superyacht Crew Academy provides the required theory and practical training to complete all the units for the Maritime Training Package MAR30921 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal).
 

Requirements for the issue of a (Master Up to 24m Near Coastal) Certificate of Competency:
 

  • MAR30921 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 Metres 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).

  • The AMPA assessment is only valid for 12 months, therefore you must apply to AMSA for the COC within 12 months of course completion.

  • HLTAID011 statement of attainment Provide first aid

  • Long Range Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency.(LROCP)

  • Certificate of medical fitness - domestic seafarers (completed on AMSA1850 form)

  • 16 years old.However, Sydney Maritime Institute requires candidates to be 18 years old to enrol in the course.

Sea Service
 

You need to show you have experience working at sea in a deck, or deck and engineering capacity. You can reduce the amount of sea service you need by completing an AMSA task book. With a completed AMSA task book you will need:

  • 120 days of sea service

  • On commercial vessels at least 7.5 metres long

Without an AMSA task book you will need:

  • 360 days of sea service on vessels at least 7.5 metres long

  • At least half on commercial vessels

  • Up to half on recreational vessels

*TASK Books may be purchased from Superyacht Crew Academy.

Download the AMSA notes for more information on requirements.
 

WHAT WILL THE MASTER UP TO 24M NEAR COASTAL - CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY ALLOW YOU TO DO?
 

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 45 metres long within the EEZ

  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 100 metres long in inshore waters.
     

Possible Restrictions - MASTER UP TO 24M NEAR COASTAL
 

  • Restricted to daylight hours:
    A certificate will be restricted to daylight hours if the person is colour vision deficient.

     

PRE-ENROLMENT Requirements
 

Candidates are expected to have a certain level of skills and knowledge prior to enrolling in this course. Candidates are subject to an initial skills assessment upon course commencement and criteria for enrolment with Sydney Maritime Institute is:
 

·     Must be at least 18 years old &

·     Hold a Coxswain Grade 1 NC COC or

·     Hold IYT Master of Yachts Limited or RYA Yachtmaster Offshore or

·     Accrued 100% of the sea service (proof is required) & a phone interview with the trainer is required to verify your skill set, experience levels & ability to complete this course.

 

Before you can enrol 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.

·     Learner Pre-Enrolment Information

·     Learner Handbook

 

Prior Training and Experience
 

Contact us to arrange a telephone interview to assess your prior training and experience. If you wish to proceed with the process of recognition of prior learning, you will be required to present the required documentation for review. There will be an administration fee for assessing your documentation and you may have a practical skills and knowledge assessment at an additional cost. For details on what you will need for recognition of prior learning download the Recognition of Prior Learning Handbook PDF file.
 

The main features of the Master up to 24m Near Coastal - training Course
 

There are a total of 15 units of competency required for the issue of a Certificate III in Maritime Operations. Candidates who have already completed the current shipboard safety skill set &/or first aid units are eligible for credit transfer, while candidates who hold a valid STCW95 qualification may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.
 

The course also requires you to spend time prior and during the course studying the texts and provided reading. When you have successfully completed the 15 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 Master <24m NC COC.
 

  • BSBLDR301 - Support effective workplace relationships

  • HLTAID011 – Provide first aid

  • MARB029 – Perform routine maintenance on a vessel up to 24m

  • MARB030 – Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80m

  • MARF027 – Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

  • MARF028 – Follow procedures to minimize and fight fires on board a vessel

  • MARF029 – Meet work health and safety Requirements

  • MARF030 – Survive at sea using survival craft

  • MARH015 – Manage and maintain a navigation watch on board vessels up to 80m

  • MARH016 – Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80m

  • MARH017 – Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation

  • MARI004 – Observe regulations to ensure safe operations of a vessel up to 80m

  • MARJ007 – Monitor environment management on a vessel

  • MARK008 – Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres within near coastal waters

  • MARN009 – Perform seamanship operations onboard a vessel up to 24m

SHIPBOARD SAFETY SKILL SET & FIRST AID

MARF027 – Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

MARF028 – Follow procedures to minimize and fight fires on board a vessel

MARF029 – Meet work health and safety Requirements

MARF030 – Survive at sea using survival craft

HLTAID011 – Provide first aid

WEEK 1

Navigation
 

MARH016 – Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80m
 

Regulations and Port Operations
 

MARI004 – Observe regulations to ensure safe operations of a vessel up to 80m

WEEK 2, 3 & 4

Seamanship
 

MARN009 – Perform seamanship operations onboard a vessel up to 24m

Equipment checking and Maintenance

MARB029 – Perform routine maintenance on a vessel up to 24m

MARB030 – Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80m
 

Environment
 

MARJ007 – Monitor environment management on a vessel
 

Navigation
 

MARH015 - Manage and maintain a navigation watch on board vessels up to 80m

MARH016 – Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80m

MARH017 – Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation
 

Manoeuvring Vessels
 

MARK008 – Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres within near coastal waters
 

Workplace Relations
 

BSBLDR301 - Support effective workplace relationships

COURSE DURATION

The Course is 30 Days (5.5 weeks) Full Time or 22 Days (4 weeks) Full Time if you are eligible for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning.There are 3 additional days scheduled Mon-Wed* post course for those students who require extra tuition, assessment or practical time. This will be at the discretion of the trainer and determined during the course. Please keep those dates free in case you are required to attend to complete the course. 

 

  •  Week 1: Monday - Saturday

  •  Week 2: Monday - Friday

  •  Week 3: Monday - Saturday

  •  Week 4: Monday – Friday

  •  Week 5: Monday – Wednesday* (Additional days if required, as outlined above)

  •  Shipboard Safety Skill Set & First Aid units: Mon-Sat & Mon-Tue (8 days). Credit transfer or recognition of learning may apply for this component.

Students who have already completed the Shipboard Safety skill set or First Aid will be given credit transfer for the following units. Students who have completed an STCW95 course will be given recognition of prior learning for the following units, excluding first aid.
 

  • MARF027 - Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

  • MARF028 - Follow procedures to minimize and fight fires on board a vessel

  • MARF029 - Meet work health and safety requirements

  • MARF030 - Survive at sea using survival craft

  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

TRAINING LOCATION

The course is run from our Office in Warriewood , 25a/5 Ponderosa Parade , 2102 NSW Australia and the Practical Training Facility at 2 Queens Parade, Newport. The facilities are a 45min drive North of Sydney’s CBD. To see a map of how to find us CLICK HERE

COST

Smart and Skilled NSW Government funded training may be available for eligible students, click here for eligibility criteria and contact us to enrol. Limited funded places available per course.
 

MASTER up to 24m NC TRAINING PRICES

NSW Smart & Skilled Subsidy

$1,480

Estimate only, subject to Smart & Skilled student eligibility & funding availability.

NSW Resident
Price

$2,495*

Full Price

 

$4,295

( see below for additional fees )

Payment Plan Option: 12 week payment plan (6 equal fortnightly payments of total cost).  


*NSW Resident Price:


• Applicable when Smart & Skilled funding not available
• Does not include shipboard safety skill set & first aid units (additional price as outlined below)

Shipboard Safety Skill Set Units (not applicable to smart & skilled enrolments)

$600

Provide First Aid – HLTAID011 (not applicable to smart & skilled enrolments)

$100

AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) – conducted as part of the course

$495

AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) for shipboard safety skill set units ONLY – (only required under certain circumstances)

$600

LROCP Marine Radio

$295

Task Book

$40

Recognition of Prior Learning Fee (RPL)

$425

Add International Superyacht Certifications:
• STCW95+10

 

$1,295

STUDENT HANDBOOK DOWNLOAD
 

It is compulsory to download and read the Superyacht Crew Academy Student Handbook for details on course information, enrolment and obtaining your USI number Click Here

GIVE US A CALL OR FILL OUT THE COURSE ENQUIRY FORM TO GET MORE COURSE INFORMATION AND TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES FOR THE MASTER 24 COURSE. 

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