M24 – MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal)
This qualification is for people who require a commercial licence to skipper fishing or trading vessels up to 24 metres in length within 200 nautical miles from the coast or act as Watchkeeper or Chief Mate on larger vessels.
The course covers theoretical and practical knowledge of the following:
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 Master up to 24m (NC) CoC must also undertake an AMSA mandated practical assessment (AMPA) which is incorporated and completed during the course assessment – learn more here.
From $ 1950
Includes ESS and First aid
For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tasmania.
The following additional AMSA fees apply:
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.
However, the training is designed for participants who have considerable experience in operating small vessels and have the required sea service to apply for a Master up to 24m (NC) CoC.
This course is 25 days, classes are generally from 9am to 5pm, with some assessment days running into the evening where required.
This can be complete in either of the following options:
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
People who complete this course will meet some of AMSA’s training requirements for a Master up to 24m Near Coastal CoC. Holders of this CoC are also qualified to act in the following positions:
To receive a MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m Near Coastal), you will be required to complete 15 units of competency, those 15 units are made up of 10 units from the Master 24 course, 4 units from the ESS course and 1 First Aid unit