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Coxswain Engineering

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For people who hold a Coxswain Grade 2 (NC) Certificate of Competency (CoC) and wish to increase the 100kW inboard propulsion limit up to 500kW inboard propulsion or who wish to apply for a Coxswain Grade 1 (NC) CoC.

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For people who hold a Coxswain Grade 2 (NC) Certificate of Competency (CoC) and wish to increase the 100kW inboard propulsion limit up to 500kW inboard propulsion or who wish to apply for a Coxswain Grade 1 (NC) CoC.

This course includes the following two units:

  • MARB027 Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
  • MARC038 Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems

course outline

The course covers topics including:

  • routine checks and operation of propulsion machinery, ancillary equipment and other mechanical equipment in small vessels;
  • general responses to mechanical emergencies and malfunctions;
  • water-cooling and bilge-pumping arrangements;
  • use and care of low-voltage electrical systems;
  • precautions when charging batteries;
  • fire prevention and actions on a small vessel; refuelling precautions; auxiliary systems.

training & assessment

SMT provides all the training and assessment and activities will include:

  • written assessments of underpinning knowledge
  • engineering practical assessment on board a vessel
  • demonstrations of practical skills and knowledge in simulated workplace activities.

 

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.

things you need to know

fees

From $300 (includes SMT AMPA Fee)

For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tas.

From Jan 2024 AMSA applications will need to be lodged and paid for by the applicant directly at Australia Post, however SMT will continue to work with you to collate your documentation and issue interims where applicable.

prerequisites

This course is designed for participants with considerable experience in operating small vessels and who hold a Coxswain Grade 2(NC) CoC.

course duration

This is a 3-day course (9am- 5pm) which is completed in the classroom and also includes boating practical group and individual sessions.

equipment & materials

All of the equipment, training and assessment materials that participants need will be provided by SMT.

Participants must bring their own writing materials, own work-style clothing and enclosed footwear appropriate to the forecast weather conditions.

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