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Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR10220 | State ID: BGK6

This qualification is suitable for people working in an entry level position in the maritime industry as a General Purpose Hand under the direct supervision of the master or engineer of a commercial vessel to:

  • assist as a general hand on deck or in the engine room of a commercial vessel length as described in Marine Order 505 within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • assist as a general hand in the engine room only for a vessel with propulsion power as described in Marine Order 505

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle One semester No No selection criteria

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

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR30918 | State ID: BDU4

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to safely operate a commercial vessel of less than 24 metres in length within offshore limits. You will learn skills in shipboard safety, navigation, ship knowledge and vessel operations.

This certificate will allow you to work as:

  • Master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres long within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 35 metres long within the EEZ
  • Chief mate or deck watchkeeper on vessels up to 80 metres long in inshore waters

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Deck and Fishing Hand

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Nine weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR20318 | State ID: BDU0

Coxswain's can gain employment in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing, tourism and aquaculture.

This qualification is suitable for people who want to command and operate a vessel less than 12 metres long with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 100 kilowatts.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal in the maritime industry and Command a Commercial Marine Vessel which is up to 12 meters in length. The propulsion power must be unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 500 kW for an inboard engine.Vessel: inshore or as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • 10 weeks
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle 10 weeks No No selection criteria

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

National ID: SIS30619 | State ID: BEU9

Take the plunge into leadership

Become a leader in the outdoor recreation industry. This qualification is aimed at employability in the marine tourism and outdoor recreation industry's with employment outcomes such as charter boat crew, snorkel and kayak leaders/guides, camps, expeditions, and adventure tours among many others.

During the course you will undertake the planning, risk management, finalisation and leading of multiple activities, including snorkelling, kayaking, bushwalking and navigation.

This is a fun and exciting qualification that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to take the first steps into an amazing industry.

Gain these skills:

  • manage group participation
  • operational logistics of tours
  • provide quality service
  • manage equipment including kayaks and safety gear
  • leading activities including kayaking, snorkelling, bushwalking, tour guiding and navigation
  • first aid, water rescue and Occupational Health and Safety
  • marine and ocean environment information to assist with providing tour guide information

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Bungy jump master | Fishing guide | Hunting guide | Mountain hiking/trekking guide | Outdoor adventure instructor.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism and Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

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

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

National ID: SIS20419 | State ID: BEV1

Turn your passion for the outdoors into job possibilities!

Looking for a career that combines people skills with adventure and tourism? A career that can give you the potential to travel and explore? Climb towards a career in Outdoor Recreation and join an exciting and growing industry that has a large focus on marine tourism.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Assistant guide in the Marine Tourism, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation industry. 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

National ID: MAR30818 | State ID: BDV0

This certificate will allow you to work as:

Chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 750 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Second engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 1500 kilowatts within the EEZ.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification is aligned to the educational requirement for Certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade II as described in Part D of the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Five weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance has been identified as a key skills growth area with high demand for employees in Australia and across the world. Repair, overhaul, test, analyse and troubleshoot aircraft engines, electrical systems, instrumentation, turbines and engines, hydraulics, communication systems, autopilot and integrated flight systems, ground support equipment, and accident and emergency procedures.

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Pilot Studies

Designed for those who have the desire and ambition to become a commercial pilot, you will gain the theoretical knowledge to help prepare you for the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) written exams. Learn about different aircraft, aerodynamics, meteorology, airplane performance, navigation, flight rules, radio telephony, as well as additional training such as aviation First Aid, basic fire extinguisher training, and more.

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Fishing Operations

Learn to understand shipboard orders, follow safe work practices, respond to emergency situations and also learn skills in marine communication and equipment, fishing operations, vessel maintenance and seafood processing.

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Cabin Crew

Cabin crew are directly responsible for the safety and comfort of passengers and other crew members. This training pathway has been developed in conjunction with commercial airlines and experienced cabin crew training managers and offers valuable experience and skills in emergency response drills, first aid, responsible service of alcohol, customer service skills, personal grooming, and preparation for cabin duties.

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