Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal) MAR20413

Marine Training Services conducts full time MED 3 Courses over 10 days. Course includes:

  • Engineering Knowledge
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Onboard Tuition

Students will also require:

  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • First Aid

MED 3 Course Timetables (click here)

Remote Learning

Some course components can be completed by Remote Learning (correspondence).

Course Duration

Participant are given 12 months from course commencement (or for Remote Learning students from the date of enrolment) to successfully complete all course components.

Prerequisites

There are no specific entry requirements or prerequisites for the MED 3 Course. However, marine authority requirements must be met before you can operate as a MED 3. In Victoria the authority is Transport Safety Victoria.

Certificate of Course Completion

Upon successfully completing all course requirements participants will receive a Certificate of Course Completion, for the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3) MAR20413. This is a nationally accredited certificate recognized in all States and Territories within Australia.

Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency

In Victoria a Certificate of Competency is issued by Transport Safety Victoria after you have met all eligibility criteria, such as successfully completing an approved training course, be 16 years of age or over, satisfy qualifying sea-service requirements (as detailed in the National Standards for Commercial Vessels Part D Crew Competencies), pass eyesight (vision and colour-vision) tests, complete a declaration of medical fitness and passing an oral examination. Oral examinations are conducted by marine authorities.

 

For further Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC Certificate of Competency information please see the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 NC Guidance Notice.


As prescribed by the National Standards for Commercial Vessels Part D Crew Competencies, the holder of a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal Certificate of Competency may perform the following duties:

(a)       Chief Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power <500 kW, in the EEZ

(b)       Second Engineer (second in charge of the engine room) on a vessel with propulsion power <750 kW, in the EEZ


Please contact your marine authority to obtain the latest Certificate of Competency information. In Victoria the marine authority is Transport Safety Victoria, you can visit their website www.transportsafety.vic.gov.au or contact their Marine Occupational Qualifications department on 1800 223 022, Option 1 Maritime.

Course Enrolment

For MED 3 Course enrolment details please contact us by email marinets@tpg.com.au or contact us on 03 5229 5432.

 

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