Coxswain Near Coastal (NC) Certificate of Competency (CoC).
This course is for people requiring a commercial licence to skipper a commercial fishing, trading or passenger vessel up to 12 metres in length not carrying passengers in sheltered waters and forms the core of all Coxswain Near Coastal (NC) & Certificate of Competency (CoC).
The course covers topics including:
SMT provides all the training and assessment and activities will include:
The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency – learn more here.
From $ 750
For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tasmania.
This course is designed for people who already have considerable experience in vessel operations.
This is a 5-day course (9am – 5pm on the classroom days).
The final boating practical session which is on the last day of the course, you will only be required to attend for 1-2 hours to complete this practical, the time will be determined and communicated to you during the course.
All of the equipment, training and assessment materials that participants need will be provided by SMT.
Participants must bring their own writing materials and their own work-style clothing and enclosed footwear appropriate to the forecast weather conditions.
Note: SMT will provide materials from which participants are required to learn lights, shapes and
sound signals as part of self-study before the course
Participants who successfully complete all of the written, verbal and practical assessments will receive a nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units:
If you have also completed the Elements of Shipboard safety, the combination of these units and coxswain deck units will make you eligible to receive a MAR10418 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal).
If you have completed the Elements of Shipboard Safety, First Aid, Navigation and Engineering, the combination of these units and the deck units will make you eligible to receive a MAR20318 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal).