Mate <80m NC
Commercial Licenses – Deckhand.
This level of qualification is also currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Mate up to 80M 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.
Elements of Shipboard Safety: To complete the full Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master <35M or Mate 80M) qualification students are required to complete the Elements of Shipboard Safety units. Students who have completed Elements of Shipboard Safety in the past 5 years will not have to repeat this course, you will have to provide a copy of your certificate.
This qualification is suitable for those sailing as Mate on vessels up to 80 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Classroom – 4 weeks
Remote / Flexible – 12 months from enrolment date
Online – 12 months from enrollment date
Classroom sessions – If you enrol in a classroom session this can be completed in a 4 week time frame, we start at 7am and work on Saturdays. Please be assured we do not move any quicker that the group can cope with, so while we have allocated 4 weeks (24 days) it may be completed sooner. You will be required to complete your assignments in the evening and work on Sundays to complete you course work.
Remote / Flexible – If you do not wish to attend classes or you do not have the time to attend you can study remotely. When you enrol and pay your course fees you will be issued all the course material and access to training resources and trainers to assist you through this process. All students will be assessed practically and this can be done at either of our Campus’s Cairns or Brisbane.
Online – We have virtual classrooms and these sessions can be accessed from anywhere in the world, they are live and interactive. All sessions are recorded for those who are unable to attend.
Total number of units = 21 units
21 core units
MARA003 Manage loading, discharging and stowage of cargo
MARA004 Manage vessel stability
MARB005 Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres
MARB010 Plan and supervise routine maintenance on a vessel up to 80 metres
MARC011 Manage a propulsion unit using appropriate engine systems and support services
MARC012 Monitor and manage vessel operations
MARC014 Operate deck machinery and steering gear on a vessel up to 80 metres
MARF010 Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
MARG002 Manage a small crew
MARH003 Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels up to 80 metres
MARH004 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80 metres
MARH005 Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation
MARH006 Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions
MARI002 Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 80 metres
MARJ002 Monitor environmental management on a vessel
MARK003 Manoeuvre a vessel up to 80 metres
MARN004 Manage seaworthiness of a vessel up to 80 metres
Pre – Requisite ( While the following modules are a prerequisite you do not necessarily need to complete prior to enrolling, you will need to have these completed to be issued you full certificate and complete your course)
MARF001 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
MARF002 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
MARF004 Meet work health and safety requirements
MARF005 Survive at sea using survival craft
To convert this certificate to a Marine Licence you must be able to present a Certified Copy of certificate of competency to the National regulator and meet all the National Regulator requirements.
We have been servicing the maritime sector for the past 20+ years both working in it and training it.
We are the TAFE alternative.
Mon – Fri
0800 – 1600
Sat & Sun: Closed
Mon – Sat
0700 – 1600