MED3 – MAR20421 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal)
This qualification is suitable for people who wish to work as a:
You will be required to complete 13 units of competency, those units are made up of 8 units from the MED 3 course, 4 units from the ESS course and 1 from the First Aid course.
The qualification covers theoretical and practical knowledge of the operations of mechanical equipment in an engine room of a small vessel including:
SMT provides this training by working with participants to recognise and build on their existing skills and knowledge. Training and assessment is conducted in a classroom environment, workshop and on vessels, activities will include:
Participants who are seeking a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC CoC must also undertake an AMSA mandated practical assessment (AMPA) which is incorporated into and completed during the course assessment by SMT – learn more here.
From $1,700 (includes SMT AMPA Fee)
Includes ESS & First Aid
For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tas.
Additional AMSA Fees will apply.
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.
However, the training is designed for
participants with considerable experience in operating small vessels and who have the sea service time required for a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC CoC
The MED 3 Near Coastal qualification is usually completed over 13 workshop days, which consists of the 2 day ESS course, 1 day First Aid course and a 10-day MED3 course.
All courses run from 9am to 5pm each day.
The ESS and First aid courses are 2 separate courses to the MED3 course, which need to be enrolled into separately. Please discuss this with SMT during enrollment.
All equipment, training and assessment materials participants need are provided.
Please bring your own writing materials, wear work-style clothing and enclosed footwear suitable for a Vessel and Wet Weather gear appropriate for the forecasted weather conditions.
People who complete this course plus an Elements of Shipboard Safety Course and a First Aid Course will meet the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) training requirement for a Marine Engine Driver 3 NC CoC (also known as MED3).