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Course Title

Price*

(full time study or Remote Learning) (Indicative price if eligible for funding**)

Coxswain Grade 1 NC
Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) MAR20313

(price includes Elements of Shipboard Safety)

$2,203 $1,303

Coxswain Grade 2 NC
Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) MAR1041
(price includes Elements of Shipboard Safety)

$1,753 $1,081

Master <24m NC
Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) MAR30913
(price does not include Elements of Shipboard Safety or Marine Radio)

$2,140 $1,564

MED 3 NC
Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 3) MAR20413
(price does not include Elements of Shipboard Safety or First Aid)

$1,358 $882

MED 2 NC
Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2) MAR30813
(price does not include Elements of Shipboard Safety or First Aid)

$1,486 $886

Master Inland Waters
MAR31013 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master Inland Waters)
(price does not include Elements of Shipboard Safety)

$1,336 $804

Marine Radio
Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP)

$240

Elements of Shipboard Safety

$537

Resit Marine Radio Operator's Certificate of Proficiency Exam

$120


* Please note that Marine Training Services may update fees and charges from time to time and it is recommended potential students contact Marine Training Services to ensure the most up to date information is obtained. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

**Eligibility for government subsidised training under the Skills First Funding

 

Please be aware enrolment in a Skills First funded course may impact on your access to further government subsidised training.

 

Funding

 

Those individuals eligible for Government Subsidised Training will be required to successfully complete all course requirements within the following timeframes.

 

Qualification Enrolment Period
Coxswain Grade 1 NC (including ESS) 4 months from course commencement
Coxswain Grade 2 NC (including Safety & Emergency) 3 months from course commencement
Master <24 NC (including ESS) 6 months from course commencement
Master Inland Waters (including Safety & Emergency) 3 months from course commencement
MED 3 (including ESS) 3 months from course commencement
MED 2 (including ESS) 4 months from course commencement

 

Eligible individuals will be required to demonstrate engagement in training at least once each month during their enrolment period.

 

To demonstrate engagement in training eligible individuals will be required to:

  • attend scheduled training; and/or,

  • submit completed, revised or partially completed Learner’s Guide Assignment Work Books to MTS office for marking; and/or,

  • complete supervised Assessment/s; and/or,

  • arrange to attend further scheduled tuition session/s, or individual tuition with an instructor.

If an eligible individual does not demonstrate engagement in training in 2 consecutive months they will be marked as “Withdrawn” and their enrolment cancelled. A Statement of Attainment will be issued for any Units of Competency that have been successfully completed at that time.
To continue with training once enrolment has been cancelled an individual will be required to re-enrol and pay a further course fee.


Eligibility for Government subsidised training

 

To be eligible for Government subsidised training, an individual must meet the following requirements:


a)      An individual must be either:

 

i)      an Australian citizen; or
ii)     a holder of a permanent visa; or
iii)    a New Zealand citizen;

 

AND

 

b)      Be either:

 

i)      under 20 years of age (as at 1 January in the year of commencement of training) and enrolling in nationally recognised training;

 

OR

 

ii)     over 20 years of age (as at 1 January in the year of commencement of training) and enrolling in nationally recognised training in a course that is at a higher qualification level than the highest qualification held at the time of the scheduled commencement of training (referred to as “upskilling”).


Please note:  with regards to upskilling the following qualifications are not taken into account:

  • any VET certificate/s completed as part of a senior secondary qualification (including School Based Apprenticeships/Traineeships); or,

  • non-Australian qualifications, except where equivalency has been formally established with a qualification within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

AND

  • An individual must be physically present in the State of Victoria all times at which they are undertaking the training and/or assessment.

  • An individual is eligible to commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses in a calendar year.

  • An individual is eligible to undertake a maximum of two government subsidised courses at any one time.

  • An individual is eligible to commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses at the same level within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) in their lifetime.

Individuals under 17 years of age please contact the office on 03 5229 5432 for further eligibility requirement details.


Please be aware enrolment in Government subsidised training may impact on your access to further Government subsidised training.


Please Note:       An individual is not eligible for Government subsidised training if they are:


a)        a student enrolled in a school (excluding a School Based Apprentice/Trainee).

 

This includes:

 

i)         any government, non-government, independent or Catholic school; or
ii)        a student registered for home schooling.

 

b)        a prisoner held at a prison

 

c)        A person who is detained under the Mental Health Act 1986 (Vic); or the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 (Vic) or the Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic) at the Thomas Embling Hospital.

 

d)        A person who is detained (other than on weekend detention) under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic) or the Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic) or who is held on remand in one or more of the following youth justice facilities:

 

i)         Malmsbury Juvenile Justice Centre
ii)        Parkville Youth Residential Centre
iii)       Melbourne Youth Justice Centre

 

The exclusions do not apply to young people on community based orders made under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic), or individuals held in Judy Lazarus Transition Centre who, may be eligible for funding.


Please be aware enrolment in Victorian Training Guarantee funded course may impact on your access to further government subsidised training.

 

For further information please click on following link:

 

www.education.vic.gov.au