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MAR20313 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

Modification History Release 1. New qualification.


Qualification Description

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal in the maritime industry and:

command a commercial marine vessel: up to 12 metres in length with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 500 kW for an inboard engine carry passengers on this vessel: inshore or  as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).


Licensing/Regulatory Information

This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.


Certification will require achievement of the MAR20313 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, AMSA final assessment, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency and an AMSA approved first aid certificate; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.


Entry Requirements Not applicable.


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12 units

12 core units


Perform basic servicing & maintenance of main propulsion unit & aux sys


Operate inboard and outboard motors


Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems


Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment


Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel


Meet work health and safety requirements


Survive at sea using survival craft


Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres


Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel to 12 metres


Follow environmental work practices


Handle a vessel up to 12 metres


Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres


Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is equivalent to MAR20113 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain).


MAR Maritime Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide at: - http://tlisc.org.au/training-packages/maritime-training/