Master 45M NC Upgrade
Commercial Licenses – Deckhand.
This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal as defined by Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – National law) 2022.
Certification as a Master less than 45 metres Near Coastal (as defined by Marine Order 505) will require achievement of the MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal), certification as a Master less than 24 metres Near Coastal, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate.
This level of qualification is also currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Mate less than 100 metres Near Coastal as defined by Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – national law) 2022.
Certification as a Mate less than 100 metres Near Coastal will require achievement of the MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completion of 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 45M or Mate 100M) 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 100 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Zoom Classroom – 2.5 weeks and 12 months to complete
Remote / Flexible – 12 months from enrolment date
Classroom sessions – If you enroll in a classroom session this can be completed in a 2.5 week time frame, we start at 0800 to 1600 Monday to Friday. Please be assured we do not move any quicker than the group can cope with, so while we have allocated 2.5 weeks (12 days) it may be completed sooner. You will be required to complete your assignments in the evening and work on Sundays to complete your coursework.
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 enroll 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 which can be done at our Brisbane Campus or offsite for Corporate Clients or groups of 8 or more, provided all the resources required have been audited and approved.
Total number of units = 22 units with 7 from your Master 24M
21 core units
MARA022 Manage loading, discharging and stowage of cargo
MARA022 Manage vessel stability
MARB030 Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres
MARB046 Plan and supervise routine maintenance on a vessel up to 80 metres
MARC047 Manage a propulsion unit using appropriate engine systems and support services
MARC048 Monitor and manage vessel operations
MARC051 Operate deck machinery and steering gear on a vessel up to 80 metres
RIISWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
MARG007 Manage a small crew
MARH003 Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels up to 80 metres
MARH015 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80 metres
MARH019 Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions
MARK009 Manoeuvre a vessel up to 80 metres
MARN013 Manage seaworthiness of a vessel up to 80 metres
MARG007 Manage a small crew
Pre – Requisite ( While the following modules are a prerequisite you do not necessarily need to complete them prior to enrolling, you will need to have these completed to be issued your full certificate and complete your course)
MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
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
You must hold a Certificate III Maritime Operations showing competence in the subjects from this for a full certificate. 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.
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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