MASTER UNDER 24M NEAR COASTAL TRAINING COURSE MAR30913 - CERTIFICATE III IN MARITIME OPERATIONS (Master <24M NC)

Captain commercial vessels up to 24m in Australia's Exclusive Economic Zone (200nm offshore).

Masterclass5 Master 24m NC.

Master up to 24m Near Coastal Training Course

The Certificate III in Maritime Opertions ( Master up to 24m Near Coastal ) training course will qualify you to Captain Australian Registered commercial vessels up to 24m long, operating up to 200 nautical miles offshore in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Australia's National Certification programme replaced the State certifications Master Class 5, Skipper Grade 3, Master Class5/Skipper Grade 3, Master Class V (Trading), Master Class V (Fishing) and Master Class 5 (Trading and Fishing). These are all now combined as the MAR30913 - CERTIFICATE III IN MARITIME OPERATIONS (Master up to 24m Near Coastal)

Every commercial vessel licensed to operate in Australian waters must have a master who holds a Certificate of Competency issued by the Roads and Maritime Services' (RMS) Maritime Division.

The Sydney Maritime Institute Master up to 24 m NC course provides the required theory and practical training to complete the units required for the Maritime Training Package MAR30913 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal). After completion of the training course, candidates must sit an oral examination with a National Regulator approved examiner to complete the Certificate of Competency.

Applicants must also log a number of hours working on vessels at sea and keep a log book recording each voyage.

By taking the Master up to 24m NC training with the Sydney Maritime Institute you can simultaneously obtain an internationally recognised IYT Master of Yachts 200gt (limited) offshore certification. The IYT certification will enable you to find a position aboard an international vessel and earn an excellent salary while building up your sea time for the Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal certificate. If you already have the required sea time, applications can be made directly to NSW Roads and Maritime Services on completion of the require training modules.

If you already have an IYT Master of Yachts 200gt certificate issued by the Superyacht Crew Academy after 2009 you can take a short bridging course to obtain the Australian Master up to 24m Near Coastal. Click here for more information on the MOY 200ton to Master up to 24m NC Bridging Course

Requirements for the (Master up to 24m Near Coastal) Certificate III:

  • Certificate III in  Maritime operations (provided at the successful completion of the course);
  • HLTAID003 certificate of competency Provide first aid;
  • Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency;
  • Eyesight Test Certificate;
  • Medical declaration;
  • 16 years old.

Sea Time - At least:

  1. 120 days of qualifying sea service in the 5 years before the application on commercial vessels over 7.5m long, and completed an approved task book; or
  2. 600 days of qualifying sea service, of which:
    • at least half must be accrued on vessels over 7.5m long; and
    • at least half must be accrued on commercial vessels; and
    • up to half may be accrued on recreational vessels over 5m long

Download the AMSA notes for more information on requirements.

Master up to 24m Near Coastal - (Master Class 5) authorises the holder to:

  • Take Command a commercial vessel less than 24m long up to 200 nautical miles offshore while within Australia's exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Act as chief mate or deck watchkeeper on a vessel less than 35m long in Australia's exclusive economic zone(EEZ)
  • Act as chief mate or deck watchkeeper on a vessel less than 80m long in Australian inshore waters

Possible Restrictions - Master up to 24m (NC)

  • Restricted to command only in sheltered waters:
    A certificate will be restricted to command a vessel only in sheltered waters if at least half of the sea service required is not seaward of sheltered waters.
  • Restricted to daylight hours:
    A certificate will be restricted to daylight hours if the person is colour vision deficient.

PRE-ENROLMENT Reqirements

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

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 hhave 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.

Bridging Course

If you have an IYT Master of Yachts 200T (Limited or Offshore) certificate from the Superyacht Crew Academy AFTER 2010 you can attend a 6 day bridging course that includes Electronic Navigation and Ship Construction and Stability before applying for the Master up to 24m NC Oral examination. Your Master of Yachts 200ton Certificates (including related STCW and VHF radio) must be revalidated if they are over 5 years old.

Training Modules for the Master up to 24m Near Coastal certification

There are 14 training units including STCW (Shipboard Safety Skills Set) or 10 units if you have an STCW or Shipboard safety skills certification. Week 1 of the training must be completed before Week 2.

You are also required to spend study time prior to and during the course with the provided reading materials.

STCW AND/OR SHIPBOARD SAFETY SKILL SET

Operational Quality and Safety

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

MARF002 – Follow procedures to minimize and fight fires on board a vessel

MARF004 – Meet work health and safety Requirements

MARF005 – Survive at sea using survival craft

CLASSROOM BASED THEORY AND ASSESSMENT

Navigation

MARH004 – Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80m

Regulations and Port Operations

MARI002 – Observe regulations to ensure safe operations of a vessel up to 80m

PRACTICAL ONBOARD THEORY & ASSESSMENT

Seamanship

MARN003 – Perform seamanship operations onboard a vessel up to 24m

Navigation

MARH003 – Manage and maintain a navigation watch on board vessels up to 80m

MARH004 – Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80m

Manoeuvring vessels

MARK002 – Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres within near coastal waters

Workplace Relations

BSBFLM303 – Contribute to effective workplace relations

Regulations and Port Operations

MARI002 – Observe regulations to ensure safe operations of a vessel up to 80m

COMBINED ON-WATER PRACTICAL & CLASSROOM BASED THEORY AND ASSESSMENT

Equipment checking and Maintenance

MARB004 – Perform routine maintenance on a vessel up to 24m

MARB005 – Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80m

Environment

MARJ002 – Monitor environment management on a vessel

Navigation

MARH005 – Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation

Regulations and Port Operations

MARI002 – Observe regulations to ensure safe operations of a vessel up to 80m

Total Training Time

The training course is 24 Days Full Time or  19 days Full Time if you are eligible for credit transfer

Students who have completed the STCW/Shipboard Safety training will be given credit transfer for the following units:

  • MARF005           - Survive at sea using survival craft
  • MARF002           - Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • MARF001           - Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • MARF004           -  Meet work health and safety requirements
  • HLTFA311A       -  Apply first aid

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

Master up to 24m 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.

MASTER UP TO 24M NC TRAINING PRICES

WITH SMART AND SKILLED SUBSIDY

NORMAL PRICE

MASTER < 24M NC – $1,480*

*(subject to Smart and Skilled student eligibility)

MASTER < 24M NC - $4,250*
MASTER < 24m NC + Upgrade to INTERNATIONAL
QUALIFICATIONS: STCW95/10 & MASTER OF YACHTS LTD
CERTIFICATES - $8,100
*(Above prices are for the full 4 week program. If you hold prior maritime qualifications please contact us for pricing)

                                                           

OPTIONAL QUALIFICATION PRICES

STCW95/10 (international) 

$750

LROCP MARINE RADIO  

$210

PROVIDE FIRST AID 

$395

IYT MOY CERTIFICATION (international)

$950

 

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

Completing the course does not guarantee passing the examination by the NSW Roads and Maritime Services. We will teach you everything you need to know to pass, but actually passing the exam depends on you, your performance and the amount of study you are prepared to put in.

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