Master up to 24 metres (Master Class 5) Course

MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

Master up to 24 metres (Near Coastal) (previously Master Class 5) course by Maritime and Safety Training allows you the opportunity to command a Marine vessel not exceeding 24 metres in length, operating in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). You can also act as either Chief Mate or Deck Watch Keeper on a vessel that is less than 35 metres in size in the EEZ, giving you the valuable, real-world experience that you need to further your ability and succeed well into the future.

The NSW FITC MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) course is designed for people with relevant maritime experience - 80% of AMSA sea time requirements.

AMSA sea time requirements along with an AMSA final practical assessment (completed during the course by your trainer), Provide First Aid, Eyesight Certificate and Medical Self Declaration and a Marine Radio Operators licence (LROCP) will need to be met before AMSA will issue your Master up to 24 metres NC Certificate of Competency.

Upcoming Courses

Course Name Master up to 24 metres
Start 04/11/2019
End 29/11/2019
Status Enrolling
Times 0830-1630
Location Woy Woy
Course Name Master up to 24 metres
Start 27/04/2020
End 22/05/2020
Status Enrolling
Times 0830-1630
Location Woy Woy

Fees


Cost: Approx cost $1,480.00 (for students eligible for NSW Smart and Skilled training subsidy for their first qualification) plus $125.00 for Marine Radio if required. The Marine Radio Course (LROCP) is conducted on 1st Saturday during the course.

Non subsidised fee is $2,205

Master up to 24 metres requirements


All students should acquire chart 5011 - "symbols and abbreviations"  before the course start date.
Available at Boat Books Australia  under NP5011 chart symbols and abbreviations.

Navigation equipment can be purchased by students prior to the course on there own accord or they can be purchased from NSWFITC at $135 per kit the kit includes,

  • 1400mm parallel ruler - captain fields pattern
  • 200mm Blundell harling single handed brass dividers with stainless points
  • 7 inch brass chart pencil

Students can also hire the instruments for $50 over the duration of the course and will be refunded in full upon there return in good order.

To achieve the MAR30983 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) course you will have to pass the units of competency. These units cover health and safety management information, how to manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres near coastal waters, best practices for staying safe and secure at sea, seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24 metres and more in NSW, VIC, QLD and all Australian states.

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To find out additional information about the benefits of Master up to 24 metres (Near Coastal), please visit the following link: https://www.amsa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/AMSA719.pdf.

Units of Competency


Full title: MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal)

  • BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • MARB029 Perform routine maintenance on a vessel up to 24m
  • MARB030 Slip or dock a vessel and maintain hull on a vessel up to 80 metres
  • MARF027 Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements
  • MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft
  • MARH015 Manage and maintain a navigational watch on board vessels up to 80 metres
  • MARH016 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 80 metres
  • MARH017 Use wheelhouse equipment for safe navigation
  • MARI004 Observe regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 80 metres
  • MARJ007 Monitor environmental management on a vessel
  • MARK008 Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24m within near coastal waters
  • MARN009 Perform seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24m

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