TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS
There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.
TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for this course, you must:
- Provide your own work clothes. These include overalls, protective eyewear, closed work shoes and sun protection for practical sessions
- Provide your own clothes for wet drills. These include clothes similar to work clothes (no wet suits or swimmers as per Australian Marine Safety Authority guidelines), a towel, and sun protection
- Competent language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
When you begin your study, you will complete a learning, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment to make sure you have the foundation skills required for this qualification. If needed, TAFE NSW will provide support for your LLN needs.
Once you complete this qualification, you will be eligible to apply for an Australian Marine Safety Authority (AMSA) Master (up to 24 meters). You need this certificate to apply for jobs in the industry.
There is no work placement requirement for this qualification.
Are there any additional entry requirements?
A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).
To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence:
- though there are no academic entry requirements to enrol into this TAFE qualification, there are other requirements that you must satisfy in order to obtain the AMSA 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
- satisfactory completion of an eyesight test and declaration of medical fitness.
See the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) website, Domestic Commercial Vessels - Seafarers and Qualifications information for details www.amsa.gov.au
To successfully complete this course, you will need:
- to study and complete online assignments, attend supervised written exams and practical training and assessment sessions. - reliable Internet access
- the ability to attend practical training and assessment sessions
- overalls, protective eyewear, and sun protection for practical sessions
- for sea survival, if applicable, students are required to bring clothes to get wet in (similar to work clothes, but no wet suits), a second set of clothes (to change into), a towel, sunscreen, and hat.
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.