Project Description

Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal

Licensing/Regulatory Information.

This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry operating as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification will require achievement of the MAR40220 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, or qualifying sea service and a workshop skill equivalent qualification, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate.

People seeking certification should check with AMSA. This certificate will allow you to work:

  • As chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 1500 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
  • As second engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts
    within the EEZ.
  • As chief or second engineer on vessels with outboard engines within the EEZ.
  • As an assistant under the direct supervision of the chief engineer.
  • In the engine room of a vessel up to 80 metres long with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts.

MAR40220 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal.

MAR40220 Cert IV in Maritime Operations (MED Grade 1)

Training Calendar and Enrolment Form

AMSA Links for Certificate of Competency Application

Training Calendar

MED Grade 1 Calendar 2021

Enrolment Form

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