Maritime

Maritime

19 Courses

If you feel more at home on the seas than on land, study a maritime course and live your dream. Gain an industry-recognised qualification, tally up your seafaring hours and then apply for your license to board a ship and travel the seas in technical or operative capacities. Or you might prefer to stay on dry land and build, service and repair marine vessels.

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Boating Services

Launch your maritime career with a course in boating services. Learn to service and repair essential parts of a boat, while looking after our marine environment.

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Marine Craft Construction

Become a trade qualified shipwright or boat builder with a course in marine craft construction. Combine traditional methods with new technologies to keep vessels afloat.

  • Certificate III Marine Craft Construction

    MEM30705-01

    Leap into an exciting career on the ocean as a trade qualified shipwright or boat builder. Learn the skills you need to build and design marine craft using both traditional methods of manufacture and new and emerging technologies.

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Marine Engineering

  • Graduate Diploma Marine Engineering (Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal Specialist)

    MAR50120-04

    Expand your horizons and advance your career on the seas as a chief engineer. Develop the practical and technical skills needed to lead a team, operate machinery, diagnose technical problems and ensure the safety of your vessel.

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  • Graduate Diploma Marine Engineering (Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal)

    MAR50120-03

    Expand your horizons and embark on an exciting career as a chief engineer. This hands-on course will equip you with all the necessary skills to lead a team, operate machinery, diagnose technical problems with shipboard equipment and ensure the safety of your vessel.

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  • Graduate Diploma Marine Engineering (Engineer Watchkeeper Specialist)

    MAR50120-02

    Advance your skills and embark on a career in the exciting international maritime industry. Develop high-level technical skills and further your leadership style as you ensure the safety of your vessel.

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  • Graduate Diploma Marine Engineering (Engineer Watchkeeper)

    MAR50120-01

    Embark on a career in the international maritime industry. This course equips you with the expert abilities and leadership skills to manage a crew, operate machinery, diagnose technical problems with shipboard equipment and ensure the safety of your vessel.

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Marine Mechanical

If the mechanical aspects of a boat fascinate you, target your study around inboard, outboard and jet propulsion engines, electrical and charging systems and more.

  • Certificate III Marine Mechanical Technology

    AUR30516-01

    Make the water your office when you equip yourself with the expertise needed to work as a highly regarded marine mechanic. Gain the skills to work on a range of vessels from custom leisure boats to large commercial vessels in a variety of workshops and busy marina hubs.

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Maritime Operations

Gain your qualifications as a watchkeeper, coxswain, deckhand, shipwright or master of the ship. Work close to the Australian coast or move into international waters.

  • Certificate I Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)

    MAR10318-01

    Make your dream of a career on the sea a reality and learn to work as a general purpose hand in coastal waters on a vessel up to 80 metres as part of a crew on deck or in the engine room.

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  • Certificate II Transport Security Protection

    AVI20118-04

    Embark on a challenging and dynamic career path and become qualified to help protect Australia's borders from the water. Learn to prevent security risks, work in teams and keep Australia safe in an industry where no two days looks the same.

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  • Certificate II Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

    MAR20318-01

    Get out of the classroom and onto the seas as you become qualified in Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal. This unique hands-on course will equip you with the skills and experience to confidently perform as a ship’s master, operating vessels up to 12 metres.   

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

    MAR20418-01

    Kickstart your career as a qualified Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 Near Coastal. This hands-on course will provide you with the foundational skills and knowledge needed to work in the Australian maritime industry as an engineer or engine room worker.

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  • Certificate III Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)

    MAR30818-01

    Gain the skills to become a chief engineer on certain vessels, a chief engineer’s assistant or an engine room worker with this hands-on, exciting course. Train on real boats and ships, in firefighting facilities and in swimming pools for real life experience as you build a career on the high seas.

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  • Certificate III Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

    MAR30918-01

    Learn to navigate the seas and sail to a career as a master, chief mate or deck watchkeeper. Rise to challenges as you lead a crew on fishing charters, commercial vessels and tourist trips.

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  • Certificate IV Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

    MAR40618-01

    Gain the specialist skills and training needed to apply for an AMSA certificate of competency and work as a master on domestic vessels up to 35 metres. You’ll learn to take a high level of professional responsibility for the safety of others when you graduate and work in this high-demand sector.

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  • Certificate IV Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

    MAR40518-01

    Sail high seas by advancing your career in the maritime industry to become a qualified as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal (MED1). Designed specifically to help you reach industry certification, this hands-on course will provide you with plenty of new opportunities.

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  • Advanced Diploma Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2)

    MAR60115R1-01

    Enrich your career opportunities and become qualified to work as a marine engineer on propulsion ships. Develop the high-level skills you need to work in both Australian and international waters.

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  • Advanced Diploma Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 1)

    MAR60215R1-01

    Further develop your maritime engineering skills and advance your career with the specialised practical skills, administrative know-how and in-depth knowledge required to work as a Marine Engineer (Chief Engineer Class 1).

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  • Graduate Diploma Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeper)

    MAR50115R1-01

    Become a qualified watchkeeper in an engine room with the skills to gain AMSA licencing and join the international maritime industry. Strengthen your technical skills and develop your leadership and communication capabilities to work with and manage your crew, as you prepare for a career on the water.

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  • Graduate Diploma Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)

    MAR50315-01

    Take the next step in your maritime career with this passport to life on international waters as a 2nd or 3rd Deck Officer. Embrace your sense of adventure, challenge yourself and learn practical navigation and ship-handling skills.

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  • Graduate Diploma Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT)

    MAR50415-01

    Challlenge yourself and become a master of the high seas, managing some of Australia’s largest cargo ships. This course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to work as a master on commercial vessels up to 500 Gross tonnage in the Australian exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

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Sailmaking

Create large industrial textile items with a course in sailmaking. You’ll learn to craft and maintain yacht sails, sunshades, PVC and canvas goods.

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