Master up to 35 metres (previously Master Class 4)

Maritime and Safety Training course, Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal (Master Class 4) is suitable for those currently sailing as Master on vessels up to 24 metres in length or a Mate on vessels up to 80 metres in length in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Please note AMSA seatime requirements, AMSA final assessment, first aid, eyesight and medical requirements will need to be met for AMSA to issue your Master up to 35 mteres NC Certificate of Competency.

MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

Course consists of 4, one week face to face sessions, each session separated by 3 – 4 weeks of home study and assignments.

Monday to friday 0830-1630

Upcoming courses:

Location: Woy Woy, NSW

Week 1:  May 2018

Week 2: June 2018

Week 3: July 2018

Week 4: August 2018

Cost: Course is subsidised by the NSW government. Fee depends on your previous qualification (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal). Call us on 1300 302 123 for details or use our online enquiry form.

Master up to 35 Metres Near Coastal

Licensing Information

Successful completion of this course will meet the specified standards for certification as a Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

To achieve certification as a Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal you will have to pass the course MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) along with other elements. These elements consist of certification as a Master less than 24 metres Near Coastal, an approved radio proficiency certificate, and an approved AMSA first aid course, amongst others. For detailed course requirements, contact Maritime and Safety Training.

To achieve certification as a Mate up to 80 metres Near Coastal you will have to pass the course MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) along with other stages. These stages include sea service, a completed AMSA task book, completion of an approved AMSA first aid course, and a radio proficiency certificate amongst others. For detailed course requirements, contact Maritime and Safety Training.

The course consists of 21 units of competency as described below.

List of Units: MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

MARA003  Manage loading, discharging and stowage of cargo

MARA004  Manage vessel stability

MARB005  Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres

MARB010  Plan and supervise routine maintenance on a vessel up to 80 metres

MARC011  Manage a propulsion unit using appropriate engine systems and support services

MARC012  Monitor and manage vessel operations

MARC014  Operate deck machinery and steering gear on a vessel up to 80 metres

MARF001  Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

MARF002  Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel

MARF004  Meet work health and safety requirements

MARF005  Survive at sea using survival craft

MARF010  Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel

MARG002  Manage a small crew

MARH003  Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels up to 80 metres

MARH004  Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80 metres

MARH005  Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation

MARH006  Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions

MARI002  Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 80 metres

MARJ002  Monitor environmental management on a vessel

MARK003  Manoeuvre a vessel up to 80 metres

MARN004  Manage seaworthiness of a vessel up to 80 metres

See the full qualification details for the Master up to 35 Metres course at the official training.gov.au website.

To register your interest in one of our Master Mariner courses, please use the online form below. If you would like to get further information about these, or any M.A.S.T. courses, please call us on 1300 302 123.


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