Certificate III In Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

( Maritime Operations & Engineering )
Course code: J713
National ID: MAR30813

About this Course

Study Mode Full-time
International No
University Pathway No
You will learn how to take charge of machinery aboard a sea going vessel where the main propulsion machinery does not exceed 750kW. You will also learn about safety and survival at sea, extinguishing fires and first aid.

Dates for 2016

1st -  23rd February

2nd - 24th May

18th July - 9th August

10th October - 1st November

Study Plan

1 Core Units

Unit Code Title
AUH64 Work Effectively With Others
WH799 Maintain Marine Internal Combustion Engines, Propulsion Plant And Auxiliary Systems
WH800 Undertake Basic Maintenance Of Electrical Systems
WH808 Complete Engine Room Tasks
WH809 Maintain Hull Out Of Water
WH810 Operate And Maintain Extra Low And Low Voltage Electrical Systems And Equipment
WH811 Operate Deck Machinery
WH814 Operate Marine Internal Combustion Engines, And Propulsion And Auxiliary Systems
WH815 Manage Fuel Systems
WH816 Operate And Monitor Marine Internal Combustion Engines, Propulsion Plant And Auxiliary Systems
WH817 Operate Electrical Systems
WH860 Follow Environmental Work Practices

Elements Of Shipboard Safety

Unit Code Title
WH829 Apply Basic Survival Skills In The Event Of Vessel Abandonment
WH830 Follow Procedures To Minimise And Fight Fires On Board A Vessel
WH832 Survive At Sea Using Survival Craft
WH833 Meet Work Health And Safety Requirements

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses in 2016 on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Fees have been quoted on the basis of 2016 fee rates only. These are expected to change in 2017.​ Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2016​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

Enrolment Type​
Tuition/Course Fee
Resource Fee 
Concession  Fee

Total Fee
General Training $1,994.08 $909.80 Check your eligibility ​ $2,903.88
Apprentice/Trainee  $1,322.52​
$909.80 Check your eligibility ​ $2,232.32

Location and Availability
Campus Availability
Wa Maritime Training Ctre S1
Wa Maritime Training Ctre S2
Wa Maritime Training Ctre Y
Y: All Year
S1: Semester 1
S2: Semester 2
Entrance Requirements

For entry into for some courses you may need an existing lower-level qualification. For other courses, you may need to demonstrate that you meet a certain level of communication and maths skills.

To discover the most up-to-date entrance requirements for this course before you apply, visit State Training Admissions.

Alternatively contact us directly.

International students:
For information about entrance requirements and how to apply for a South Metropolitan TAFE course, please visit our international section or contact us at international.students@smatfe.wa.edu.au ​​

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Domestic full time students:

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in. Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

Tuition fees:

these fees apply to all qualifications - including apprenticeships and traineeships - except access and bridging courses. Please note that you may be eligible for a concession on tuition fees. Please contact the Institute for concession categories. 

Resource fees:

this fee covers the cost of materials and consumables provided by South Metropolitan TAFE. Resource fees vary depending on the content of the course. Some courses such as marine studies, fishing operations, horticulture and outdoor recreation, incur high resource fees.​​

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