MAR50320 Diploma of Maritime Operations – Watchkeeper Deck


CRICOS course code: 105104H
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Get qualified for a career in the maritime industry with this diploma. During your studies you will participate in a range of essential experiences such as fire fighting in simulated environments, practising water survival skills and rescuing others in distress. As part of your studies you will learn how to tie seaman’s knots and hitches to ships in rough waters.
You will be challenged to develop your ability to lead and manage a crew on any sized vessel. The course includes skills training in instructing the ship’s crew on watch keeping, wheelhouse operations, environmental management, routine maintenance, keeping records and logbooks, communications and stability.
This qualification enables you to work as a master or chief mate on vessels less than 500 gross tonnage in any operating area and as watchkeeper deck officer on vessels of any gross tonnage and in any operating area.
With this diploma you are qualified to perform the duties or functions of any of the following:
a master on ships less than 24 metres (foreign going);
a chief mate on ships with less than 3000 gross tonnage (GT);
a watchkeeper deck officer; and
a watchkeeper deck officer on ships with less than 3000 gross tonnage (GT)
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