Students must be 16 years old or more to participate in this Coxswain course
This Coxswain course is delivered in a blended format i.e partly completed at home in your own time using an online training package and partly completed on our training vessels.
Once you have completed the online enrolment and paid the prescribed fee you will be able to register with a username and password that will provide the gateway to your online learning resources. These resources are available to you even after course completion for an unlimited time for your future reference.
The online training package has assignments and assessments where resources are provided. There may be some extra research required by you for which you can conduct using the Australian Boating Manual which is also provided to you free of charge upon enrolment.
Each unit also has a practical component, these components are conducted as part of the AMPA (AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment) requirements which will be covered through out the course.
A Dedicated Trainer
All the learning resources necessary to complete the course
Sea Survival Practical
First Aid Practical (Optional)
Copy of the Australian Boating Manual 5th Edition 2015
Marine Radio (Optional)
The total amount of practical days will be 3 including AMPA and will be scheduled accordingly.
Information on Seafarer certification guidance documents can be found via the link below. Please refer to this site for your sea service queries.
Payments accepted are: credit card VISA or Mastercard, cash or by electronic funds transfer to:
Maritime Training School
BSB: 012 445
Ref: Invoice Number and your name
The holder of this certificate can:
Sea service required for a Coxswain Grade 2 NC. The applicant must have at least:
Restricted to daylight hours
A certificate will be restricted to daylight hours:
A Coxswain Grade 2 NC can be endorsed to command a vessel with inboard propulsion power <500 kW if the person:
Note: the engineering tasks in the task book must be completed to be considered for the task book option for qualifying sea service.
A Coxswain Grade 2 NC can be endorsed to carry passengers while in command of a domestic commercial vessel within the limits of a Coxswain Grade 2 if the person:
Note: Unless your certificate is endorsed to carry passengers, you cannot command a vessel carrying passengers.
Sea Service will be assessed using the National Standard for Commercial Vessels PartD,
Crew Competencies. Please note that the applicant must accrue at least half
of the qualifying sea service required for the certificate in the 5 years before the application.
For further information on this document and access to additional information on qualifying sea service and task books please refer to the AMSA website www.amsa.gov.au
You also will be asked to provide an application for a certificate of competency, proof of identity and two passport-style photographs taken in the previous six months.
A certified copy is a copy of an original document (not a copy of a copy) that has been certified as a true and correct copy by a person who is authorised to witness a statutory declaration (see list below).
Certified copies can be obtained by presenting the original document together with a photocopy of that document to an authorised person for them to sight and certify.
Persons who are authorised to witness statutory declarations (under the Commonwealth Statutory Declarations Act 1959) include:
Accountant (Chartered or Certified)
Clerk of a Court
Commissioner for Affidavits
Commissioner for Declarations
Justice of the Peace
Post Office Manager
Sheriff or Sheriff’s Officer
Units in the Coxswain Grade 2 Course MAR10418
MARC037 – Operate inboard and outboard motors
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
MARI003 – Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres
MARJ006 – Follow environmental work practices
MARK007 – Handle a vessel up to 12 metres
MARN008 – Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres
Silver Spirit Cruises Pty Ltd T/As Maritime Training School
Registered Training Organisation 91487
d’Albora Marina, 138 Cabarita Rd, Cabarita NSW 2137
Ph. 0429 431 587 | Fax. 02 9736 3433 | Mob. 0422 065 619