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Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master less than 500 GT)

National ID: MAR50320 | State ID: AC53

This certificate enables you to work as a Master or Chief mate on vessels less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area and as Watchkeeper deck officer on vessels of any gross tonnage and in any operating area.

Gain these skills:

  • maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship stability)
  • monitor, loading, unloading, securing and stowage of cargo
  • apply leadership and team working capability
  • contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)
  • follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)
  • observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)
  • prevent, control and fight fires on board a vessel (advanced firefighting)
  • survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)
  • plan and conduct a passage and determine position
  • use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) to maintain the safety of navigation
  • ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirements
  • maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship construction)

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Ship's Master

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited)

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The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. SM TAFE recommends students discuss credit points with the university or college of their choice at the time of graduation.

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Page last updated April 22, 2024