General Purpose Hand (Deckhand) Course
MAR10318 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
Students must be 16 years old or more to participate in this course.
Deckhand Course is the first step towards your career in the maritime industry.
The course focuses on developing the practical skills and knowledge required to work as a General Purpose Hand on board a vessel. Students of this deckhand course will learn to assist with deck operations on vessels up to 80m in Near Coastal waters.
This course is delivered in a blended format. ie 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.
Note: AMPA (AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment) is not required for this course
Students will receive:
|A dedicated trainer|
|All the learning resources necessary to complete the course|
|Sea Survival Practical|
|Copy of the Australian Boating Manual 5th Edition 2015|
The total amount of practical days will be 2 plus 1 day finalisation and will be scheduled accordingly.
This course covers the following units of competency:
|MARB001||Assist with routine maintenance of a vessel|
|MARF027||Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment|
|MARF028||Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires onboard a vessel|
|MARF029||Meet work health and safety requirements|
|MARF030||Survive at sea using survival craft|
|MARG001||Work effectively as part of a crew on a vessel up to 80 metres|
|MARN001||Apply general purpose hand skills aboard a vessel|
|MARO001||Perform basic lookout duties|
Deckhand Course Cost
Please enquire by emailing at:
OR calling 02 97363655
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
Payment plans are available via Studypay. Please ask one of friendly staff if you would like this option.
There are Foundation Skills and Employment Skills that are essential to meet the Performance Criteria of all units.
Therefore it is required that the participants taking this unit would have numeracy and literacy skills of a year 10 student in the Australian school or equivalent.
To enrol in this course you should also have basic computer skills including skills to undertake online research. This means students should have access to a computer with internet connection.
There are no sea time requirements for this course.
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