Our Courses

Marine Training Services delivers the following nationally recognised courses from the Maritime Training Package to individuals seeking employment, or promotion, in the Australian small vessel marine industry:

  • Coxswain Grade 1 NC (Courses commencing 17 August 2019 and 9 November 2019)
  • Coxswain Grade 2 NC
  • Master <24 NC (previously known as “Master 5”)
  • Master Inland Waters
  • MED 3 NC (Course commencing 9th September 2019)
  • MED 2 NC (Course commencing 9th September 2019)

See Course Dates for further details.

Successful completion of our courses can lead to nationally recognised AMSA Certificates of Competency, which allow the holder to be the Master and/or Engineer of commercial vessels up to 12 or 24 metres.

Marine Training Services conducts Short Courses for:

  • AMSA Exemption 38 Low Complexity Duties
  • Marine Radio (Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency)
  • Passenger Operations through Port Phillip Heads

Our students have gone on to operate in all areas of the small domestic marine industry, including commercial fishing, aquaculture industry, on charters vessels, commuter ferries, in marinas, delivering vessels, and on Commonwealth and State Authority vessels.

Marine Training Services also delivers the Victorian Recreational Marine Licence and PWC Endorsement Courses.

Why Choose Marine Training Services

Marine Training Services has provided commercial marine qualification training since 1995.

Our team of Instructors have extensive experience in the domestic commercial marine industry.

We are an Australian Recognised Training Organisation (RTO). Provider No. 4653.

We understand the seasonal demands of the Australian small vessel marine industry and the need for flexible training options.

We deliver nationally accredited, specialised industry training for people seeking employment, or advancement, within the domestic small vessel marine industry.

All commercial courses include practical tuition on board our 17 metre Training Vessel ‘Delphinus’.

For further course information see our Student Information Handbook

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Flexible Learning Structure

Courses conducted by Marine Training Services can be completed by attending a scheduled course or by Remote or Online Learning.

Our scheduled courses include a blend of classroom theory, and practical and on board tuition and assessment.

Remote or Online Learning is the term used for study undertaken by correspondence or externally of a course venue. Students can learn at their own pace – at home or on board a vessel. Some course tuition, on board and practical components will require attendance. Click here for further information on Remote or Online Learning,

On board components are conducted on our Training Vessel Delphinus.