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Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited)

National ID: MAR60315 | State ID: AWN9

This certificate allows you to perform the duties or functions of Master, Chief mate or Watchkeeper deck officer on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.

Holding a Watchkeeper deck or Master less than 500 GT certificate of competency may allow you to receive up to 15 units credit or recognition of prior learning with continued sea service and competencies. This may potentially reduce the duration of the course up to 14 weeks.

In addition to successful completion of Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

·Meet medical test requirements

·Completed qualifying sea service as an officer in charge of a navigational watch in accordance with AMSA requirements, see link below.

·Pass an Orals Examination

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority or visit the website.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2)

National ID: MAR60115 | State ID: AVQ3

This certificate enables you to work as an engineer on any propulsion power vessel in any operating area performing the functions of:

·Chief engineer officer on ships of any propulsion power in any operating area,

·First engineer officer (STCW Second engineer) on ships of any propulsion power in any operating area.

·Engineer watchkeeper on ships of any propulsion power in any operating area.

In addition to successful completion of Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

·Meet medical test requirements

·Completed qualifying sea service time on a vessel greater than 750 Kilowatts propulsion power while holding either an Engineer Class 3 near coastal or unrestricted certificate of competency or an Engineering Watchkeeper certificate of competency.

·Complete Basic Safety Training including security awareness

·Pass an Orals Examination

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority: www.amsa.gov.au

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 1)

National ID: MAR60215 | State ID: AVQ0

This qualification is suitable for people who work as an Engineer Class 1 in the maritime industry on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of any propulsion power in any operating area. This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as an Engineer Class 1 as described in Marine Orders 70-73 (2014) under the Navigation Act 2012. People seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR50613 | State ID: J718

This qualification lets you carry out the duties of chief engineer.

This certificate will allow you to work:

·As chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

·As chief engineer or second engineer on vessels with outboard engines with unlimited propulsion within the EEZ.

·As an assistant under the direct supervision of the chief engineer.

·In the engine room of a vessel up to 80 metres long with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

·Be at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date

·Meet medical test and eyesight requirements

·Hold a Marine engine driver grade 1 near coastal, Engineer watchkeeper or workshop skill equivalent qualification.

·Completed qualifying sea service time on a commercial vessel with inboard diesel engines with propulsion power greater than or equal to 400 kilowatts. Other requirements apply, please refer to AMSA website below for further information

·Complete Basic Safety Training including security awareness

·Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority or visit the website.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Up To 500 GT)

National ID: MAR50415 | State ID: AWO3

This certificate enables you to work as a Master or Chief mate on vessels less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area and as Watchkeeper deck officer on vessels of any gross tonnage and in any operating area.

With this certificate you can perform the duties or functions of:

  • Master or chief mate on ships less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Watchkeeper deck officer on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Master and chief mate on ships less than 3000 gross tonnage in near coastal waters.
  • Able seafarer—deck.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500GT), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Meet medical test and eyesight requirements
  • Hold of the following: unrestricted Master less than 24 meter Near coastal Certificate of competency, watchkeeper deck less than 500 GT or unrestricted Master less than 35 meters near coastal. 
  • Completed qualifying sea service time as an officer in charge on a navigation watch. Please refer to AMSA website below for further information
  • Pass an Orals Examination

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority or visit the website. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)

National ID: MAR50315 | State ID: AWO1

This certificate enables you to work as a Master or Chief mate on vessels less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area and as Watchkeeper deck officer on vessels of any gross tonnage and in any operating area.

With this certificate you can perform the duties or functions of:

  • Master or chief mate on ships less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Watchkeeper deck officer on ships of any gross tonnage in any operating area.
  • Master and chief mate on ships less than 3000 gross tonnage in near coastal waters.
  • Able seafarer—deck.

In addition to successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500GT), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Meet medical test and eyesight requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service time as either understudy of the officer in charge of a navigational watch or equivalent. Please refer to AMSA website below for further information
  • Pass a Final Assessment at an AMSA office.

People seeking certification should contact the marine regulators, Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle No duration set No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master Up To 35 Metres Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR40618 | State ID: BDT9

This certificate will allow you to work as:

·Master on commercial vessels up to 35 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

·Master on vessels up to 80 metres long in inshore waters.

·Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 80 metres long within the EEZ.

In addition to successful completion of Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 meters Near Coastal), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

·Be at least 16 years old

·Meet medical and eyesight test requirements

·Completed AMSA approved task book or have qualifying sea service

·Long Range Operator certificate of Proficiency or equivalent

·Pass a final assessment at an AMSA office

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle 9 weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

National ID: SIS30619 | State ID: BEU9

Take the plunge into leadership

Become a leader in tour guiding in the outdoors. This course is an ideal way to build your leadership skills so that you can mentor others in the use of outdoor equipment and activities. The skills learned can be applied to corporate tours, school campus, and commercial recreational tours.

Gain these skills:

  • manage group participation
  • operational logistics of tours
  • manage risk and significant problems as they arise
  • align programs to safety legislation and follow emergency response plans
  • provide quality service
  • manage equipment including kayaks and safety gear

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this course prepares you for roles such as: Bungy jump master | Fishing guide | Hunting guide | Mountain hiking/trekking guide | Outdoor adventure instructor

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism, Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany No duration set No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)

National ID: MAR30218 | State ID: BDU7

The Integrated Rating (IR) course is an entry-level qualification to equip new entrants into the maritime industry with practical skills and knowledge in general shipboard operations of merchant ships. This course is the AMSA approved pre-sea training course required (along with the AMSA required sea service) for issuance of the AMSA Integrated Rating Certificate of Proficiency. Integrated ratings steer a vessel under the direction of the officer of the watch and work in the engine room under the direction of engineering officers.

Integrated Ratings can be responsible for:

  • assisting with cargo operations
  • conducting engine and navigational watches
  • assisting in berthing and unberthing
  • providing general deck operational assistance and maintain documentation.
  • general servicing and maintenance of the ship and its machinery.
  • maintain cleanliness of decks and structures
  • steering the ship under supervision
  • splicing ropes and wires.

In addition to successful completion of the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requires students to successfully complete each of the following to be issued with a new certificate of competency:

  • Meet medical requirements
  • Completed qualifying sea service time, refer to AMSA requirements for more details
  • Hold an approved steering Certificate

Refer to the information provided on the AMSA website for further details. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • 10 weeks
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle 10 weeks No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

National ID: SIS20419 | State ID: BEV1

Turn your passion for the outdoors into job possibilities!

Looking for a career that combines people skills with adventure and tourism? A career that can give you the potential to travel and explore? Climb towards a career in Outdoor Recreation and join an exciting and growing industry that has a large focus on marine tourism.

The Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation will provide you will the skills and knowledge to work as part of a team in a range of activities, including snorkellingkayakingminimal impact and recreational fishing. You will develop fundamental skills in water rescuesafety and first aid and food preparation on a vessel, as well as learning to assist in the planning and running of outdoor activities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

This qualification prepares students for work as an assistant guide in the Marine Tourism, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation industry. 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany No duration set No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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