This course is designed for participants who are required to command or operate a vessel <12m long with inboard engines <100kw or outboard engines <250 kw, vessels operating in a marina, vessels operating 1 nautical mile from shore or in waters within 250m of a structure fixed to the shore, and vessels that are used for towing persons (Waterski).
Location - Cairns: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, 55-61 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Dates: 19 February 2018 30 April 2018 16 July 2018 24 September 2018 3 December 2018
Hours of Study: 2 days, Monday & Tuesday
(8.30am – 4.30pm)
Full Fee: $950.00
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 656 959
Non ASQA Training Package.
Please note that course dates and fee structures are subject to change.
Exemption 2017 is for limited maritime operations that undertake low complexity duties with operators having the following restrictions:
Carry passengers only in the following places and areas:
Without carrying passengers only in the following places and areas;
Tow a person only in the following area and situation:
Be at least 16 years when the exemption is obtained;
If carrying passengers hold a first aid certificate of at least HLT Health Training Package unit of competency provide first aid;
If operating radio equipment is on board the vessel , hold at least a marine radio operators VHF certificate of proficiency issued by the Australian communications and media Authority or an equivalent qualification approved by the national regulator;
Meet the same medical and eyesight requirements in chapter 4 (medical and eyesight requirements) of part D of the NSCV that apply for a coxswain grade 2 near coastal certificate of competency, except for division 4.44 eyesight (colour-vision).
Assessment will include a practical demonstration of skills.
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On successful completion of course you will receive a Final Practical Assessment Record (AMSA536) and statement of attendance.
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 656 959.
For course information, call (07) 4041 9813.
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GBRIMC reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolments have been received by seven days prior to commencement of course.
Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.