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

( Maritime Operations & Engineering )
Course code: J717
National ID: MAR40613

About this Course

Study Mode Full-time
International No
University Pathway No
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to safely operate a commercial vessel up to 35 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or on vessels up to 80 metres in length inshore limits. You will learn skills in shipboard safety, marine radio operation, ship structural knowledge, ship handling and navigation and cargo operations for commercial shipping operations.

 Dates for 2016

1st February - 15th April

8th August - 21st October

Course duration: 11 weeks.

Fulltime attendance to the course is mandatory, Monday – Friday 8:30 – 1630. 
Allow additional time to complete Orals exams at DoT.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for  Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification as a Master less than 35 metres Near Coastal (as defined by the NSCV Part D)  will require achievement of the MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up  to 35 metres Near Coastal), certification as a Master less than 24 metres Near Coastal, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

This level of qualification is also currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Mate less than 80 metres Near Coastal as defined by the NSCV Part D.
Certification as a Mate less than 80 metres Near Coastal will require achievement of the MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal),
qualifying sea service and completed AMSA approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

Study Plan

1 Core Units

Unit Code Title
WH790 Manage Loading, Discharging And Stowing Of Cargo
WH791 Manage Vessel Stability
WH798 Slip Or Dock A Vessel And Maintain Hull On A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
WH803 Plan And Supervise Routine Maintenance On A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
WH818 Manage A Propulsion Unit Using Appropriate Engine Systems And Support Services
WH819 Monitor And Manage Vessel Operations
WH821 Operate Deck Machinery And Steering Gear On A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
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
WH838 Work Safely In Confined Spaces On A Vessel
WH845 Manage A Small Crew
WH850 Manage And Maintain A Navigational Watch On Board Vessels Up To 80 Metres
WH851 Plan And Navigate A Passage For A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
WH852 Use Wheelhouse Equipment For Safe Navigation
WH853 Forecast Weather And Oceanographic Conditions
WH859 Observe Regulations To Ensure Safe Operation Of A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
WH861 Monitor Environmental Management On A Vessel
WH866 Manoeuvre A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
WH880 Manage Seaworthiness Of A Vessel Up To 80 Metres
Fees

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

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Enrolment Type​
Tuition/Course Fee
Resource Fee 
Concession  Fee

Total Fee
General Training - - Check your eligibility ​ -​​
Apprentice/Trainee $1,672.41
$737.87 Check your eligibility $2,410.28

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Location and Availability
Campus Availability
Wa Maritime Training Ctre S1
Wa Maritime Training Ctre S2
Legend
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 ​​

Disclaimer
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Information contained within South Metropolitan TAFE's Course Catalogue is maintained frequently, however be aware there may be situations where data listed doesn't reflect the most current information for the course.

If you wish to confirm the accuracy of any of the information listed, please contact us.​

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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