Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal) (MAR10313) Course Online - TAFE Digital Skip to content Skip to page navigation

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

National Course Code: MAR10313

TAFE NSW Course Number: MAR10313-01V01

Nominal Hours: 170

Full Fee: $2,770
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0

Read more

Calculate fee

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

This qualification is suitable for people working in entry level positions in
the maritime industry as a General Purpose Hand on deck or in the engine room of
a vessel up to 80 metres within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or in the
engine room only for a vessel with propulsion power up to 3000 kW.


Practical Test Selection Jul - Dec 2018

Optional classroom tuorials at TAFE Digital Strathfield Sydney are available for you to attend throughout your course. Practical assessments days are scheduled regularly, to book into these sessions, download the Practical date selection form. This qualification was recently updated. If you do not complete this superseded qualification- MAR10313 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal) before 08/06/2019, you will be transferred into the replacement qualification- MAR10318 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal) for the remainder of your enrolment period.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Although there are no academic entry requirements to enrol in this TAFE qualification, there are other requirements that you must satisfy in order to obtain the AMSA GPH Certificate of Competency which will enable you to apply for work in the Maritime Industry.

Other requirements may include: be at least 16 years of age, holding a current First Aid certificate, satisfactory completion of an eyesight test and declaration of medical fitness. Please see the AMSA website Domestic Commercial Vessels - Seafarers and Qualifications information at www.amsa.gov.au for further information.

Deckhands or general purpose hands in the maritime industry.

MARB001 Assist with routine maintenance of a vessel
MARF005 Survive at sea using survival craft
MARF002 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
MARN001 Apply general purpose hand skills aboard a vessel
MARF004 Meet work health and safety requirements
MARO001 Perform basic lookout duties
MARF001 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
MARG001 Work effectively as part of a crew on a vessel up to 80 metres

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

the unit's Resource tab on the Online learning Support (OLS) site.
satisfactorily completing a variety of assessment tasks including on line quizzes and practical assessments.

The OLS student support website details which resources you need to study and which assessments you need to complete in order to pass each unit.

'Underway classroom tutorials' are scheduled throughout the year which you are welcome to attend if you learn best by being in a classroom with a teacher and fellow students- check the 'Practical Test Selection 2018' form in the Course description for dates and booking details.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$0
Second qualification$0
Non-government subsidised fee$2,770

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601

19OTE-001 S:20/5/2019 E:19/5/2020 D:365

Download Adobe Reader To view some of the documents and forms on this website, you'll need the Adobe Reader software from Adobe, Inc.


ABN 89 755 348 137 | RTO Code 90003