Coxswain Near Coastal (NC) Certificate of Competency (CoC).
For people who wish to apply for a commercial licence to skipper a commercial fishing, trading or passenger vessel up to 12 metres in length, within sheltered waters and forms the core of all Coxswain Near Coastal (NC) Certificate of Competency requirements.
This course includes the following courses:
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 $ 765
For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tasmania.
Additional AMSA Fees may apply
This course is designed for people who already have considerable experience in vessel operations.
This is a 5-day course (9am- 5pm) which is completed in the classroom and also includes boating practical group and individual sessions.
The final boating practical session is held on the last day of the course, you will be required to attend for half the day to complete this practical and then a final verbal assessment, the time will be communicated to you during the course. All equipment, training, and assessment materials that participants need are provided by SMT.
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.
If you have also completed the Elements of Shipboard safety (ESS), combining these units and Coxswain Deck units makes you eligible to receive a MAR10418 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal).
If you have completed the ESS, 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).
A fully completed AMSA CoC application is required for the licence you are applying for, the documentation required includes an application form, sea time evidence, medical declaration and eyesight test, proof of identity and a current photo.
SMT administration will provide you with an application pack and guide you through the requirements.