MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master less than 45 metres Near Coastal)
This qualification is for people who wish to work as a Master less than 45 metres Near Coastal in the Maritime Industry and act as:
Participants are required to successfully complete 22 units of competency to be issued with a MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal), those units are made up of the 17 units from the Master less than 45 metres Near Coastal, 4 units from ESS and 1 unit from first aid.
All participants must complete the Master <35/<45 course and are required to complete self-study and assignments. This 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:
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.
Includes ESS & First Aid, excludes AMSA licence and AMSA oral exam fees.
For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tasmania.
As there is an AMSA licencing requirement for participants to have sea time accrued as a Master up to 24 metres, (currently offered as MAR30921 Certificate III in Maritime Operations – Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) SMT has tailored its course for participants who have:
The experience combined with the courses duration exceeds the volume of learning requirements of the qualification.
This course is 6-weeks in duration which incorporates intensive supervised training and assessment.
During the course, classes will be held each day between 9am – 5pm, 5 days a week.
Participants should also expect to complete some self-study and assignments outside of class hours
All equipment, training and assessment materials that participants need will be provided by SMT.
Participants must bring their own writing materials and wear work-style clothing and enclosed footwear suitable for a Vessel and wet weather gear appropriate for the weather conditions forecast. As part of your practical assessments, you will be conducting an overnight voyage, you will need your own personal effects such as toiletries, additional clothing and possibly bedding depending on the vessel used for this voyage.
People who complete this course will meet some of AMSA’s training requirements for a Master less than 45 metres Near Coastal CoC. Once AMSA have assessed your application, you will be invited to AMSA Connect to book your Final Assessment.
Holders of this CoC are also qualified to act in the following positions: