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MED 2 – Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal

16 November, 2020 - 28 November, 2020

Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 – MED 2 Course information

Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 - MED 2

Description

This qualification applies to people working in maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime
Safety Authority (AMSA) certificate of competency in the capacity of:

  • chief engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power <750 kW within the
    exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or
  • second engineer on vessels with an inboard engine with propulsion power <1500 kW within
    the EEZ or
  • chief or second engineer on vessels with an outboard engine with unlimited propulsion power
    within the EEZ or
  • assistant under direct supervision of a chief engineer or
  • worker in an engine room of a vessel <80 m long with propulsion power <3000 kW.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal NC as defined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

AMSA certification will require:

  • achieving MAR30818 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC

sea service consisting of:

  • 180 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book
    or
  • 360 days qualifying sea service
    or
  • 120 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book, while holding a Coxswain 1 (Cox 1), Coxswain 2 endorsed for 500 kW inboard propulsion (Cox  2 500 kW), or Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 (MED 3)
    or
  • 240 days qualifying sea service while holding a Cox 1, Cox 2 500 kW or MED 3
    or
  • 90 days qualifying sea service and a completed AMSA approved task book while holding a workshop skill equivalent qualification

SUBJECTS PRE-REQUISITE AND AN ADDITIONAL COURSE

You will need to have the prerequisite completed prior to receiving a full certificate as per the Training Package Rules.

  • MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements
  • MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft
  • MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

Subjects Covered in the MED 2 course 16 core units

  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • MARB031 Maintain marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and auxiliary
    systems
  • MARB032 Undertake basic maintenance of electrical systems
  • MARC033 Complete engine room tasks
  • MARC034 Maintain hull out of water
  • MARC035 Operate and maintain extra low and low voltage electrical systems and
    equipment
  • MARC036 Operate deck machinery
  • MARC039 Operate marine internal combustion engines, and propulsion and auxiliary
    systems
  • MARC040 Manage fuel systems
  • MARC041 Operate and monitor marine internal combustion engines, propulsion plant
    and auxiliary systems
  • MARC042 Operate electrical systems
  • MARJ006 Follow environmental work practices

COURSE STRUCTURE

Classroom sessions –

In-class courses run 6 days a week including Saturdays with classes starting at 0800 and finishing at 1600. We do not move any quicker than any one group can work and while we have allocated course durations for all in-class courses, depending on the group, it may be completed sooner. It is your responsibility to complete your assignments once the course has finished should you not have time during the course to complete them all.  If you cannot attend a scheduled session, you are required to advise us as soon as possible and arrange to catch up in your own time.  As part of the maritime training package curriculum, each course holds a practical assessment component and students must attend our Brisbane Campus to complete this. In-class students will complete the mandatory practical assessment whilst at the college during the course.

Practicals can be completed offsite for Corporate Clients or groups of 8 or more, provided all the resources required have been audited and approved.

Remote / Flexible –

If you do not have time to attend classes you can study remotely.  When you have enrolled and paid your course deposit, you will be given access to your student portal which holds all of the course content and assignments. Your assignments can be submitted to your designated assessor and feedback received through the same system. Remote students are given 10 contact hours with their designated assessor to assist them through this process should they need it, and further assistance is available for students when necessary. Once Remote students have complete all of their assignments, they will need to contact ECA Maritime College to organise a time to sit their written exams.  As part of the maritime training package curriculum, each course holds a practical assessment component and students must attend our Brisbane Campus to complete this. ECA Maritime College is unable to issue a certificate without ALL components of the curriculum being satisfied, this includes the practical assessment. ECA Maritime College offers the practical assessment and AMPA completion as a collaborative day, however students who are choosing to not complete their AMPA with us will still need to satisfy the practical assessment component.

Online / Virtual Classrooms –

Live interactive Virtual Classrooms sessions are run similarly to the classroom sessions via Zoom Meeting. These are run 6 days a week including Saturdays, with sessions starting at 0800 and finishing at 1600 for the duration of the course. We do not move any quicker than any one group can work and while we have allocated course durations for all in-class courses, depending on the group, it may be completed sooner.  It is your responsibility to complete your assignments once the course has finished should you not have time during the course to complete them all.  If you cannot attend a scheduled session, you are required to advise us as soon as possible and arrange to catch up in your own time.  As part of the maritime training package curriculum, each course holds a practical assessment component and students must attend our Brisbane Campus to complete this. ECA Maritime College is unable to issue a certificate without ALL components of the curriculum being satisfied, this includes the practical assessment. ECA Maritime College offers the practical assessment and AMPA completion as a collaborative day, however students who are choosing to not complete their AMPA with us will still need to satisfy the practical assessment component.

The trainers want to assist throughout this process and can be accessed via the Student Portal.

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Details

Start:
16 November, 2020
End:
28 November, 2020

Organiser

ECA Maritime College
Phone:
0733904443
Email:
brisbane@ecamaritimecollege.edu.au
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