This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge appropriate to the management of a vessel in areas of marine safety, bridge and cargo operations, stability, marine law, ship management, construction and maintenance. You will also learn skills in vessel handling, navigation, marine resource management, navigational safety and command operations.
The Short Course Fees for this course are (AUD) $5,475 approx. These fees must be paid in full as soon as you commence the course and are paid direct to the College.
(Education and Training International (ETI) reserves the the right to alter any course, fee, subject, admission requirements, intake dates or other arrangements without prior notice).
The February and July intake for this course has has a study break between the 19th December 2015 until the 10th January 2016. Classes recommence on the 11th January 2016.
Important information for all prospective students of Marine Operations and Engineering courses at Challenger Institute of Technology:
1. Challenger Institute of Technology is an Australian Registered Training Organisation that conducts Marine Operations and Engineering qualifications approved by AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) which is a separate federal statutory authority that regulates and issues various seafarer certificates of competencies.
2. Students do not require any AMSA assessment to attend and complete the Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications at Challenger Institute.
3. AMSA assessment of eligibility is part of application process for any AMSA certification once students complete a qualification with Challenger Institute of Technology.
4. An assessment of eligibility and sea service towards an AMSA certification is part of AMSA application process and more information can be found at http://www.amsa.gov.au/seafarers/int-qualifications/index.asp and http://www.amsa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/fact-sheets/amsa1578.pdf
5. It is recommended that prospective Diploma or Advanced Diploma applicants carry out the above process or do their own due-diligence to ensure their eligibility towards appropriate AMSA certification.
6. AMSA Fact sheets are available at http://www.amsa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/International/fact-sheets/Seafarers/index.asp providing information on the eligibility criteria and the qualifying sea service for each of the AMSA certificate of competency.
Students must complete a total number of 26 core units. Core units are :
- Contribute to safe cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers
- Contribute to safe cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers
- Manage stability of a vessel 500 gross tonnage or more
- Manage repairs and maintenance of a vessel of 500 gross tonnage or more
- Manage legal requirements of a vessel
- Follow vessel security procedures
- Observe personal safety and social responsibility
- Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances
- Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
- Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment
- Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
- Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel
- Coordinate search and rescue operations
- Manage provision of medical care on board a vessel
- Manage safety and security of vessel crew and passengers
- Manage a vessel and its crew
- Use an electronic chart display and information system to navigate safely
- Use bridge equipment to determine vessel position
- Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions to plan a safe passage
- Manage the navigation of a vessel 500 gross tonnage or more
Manage compliance with environmental management legislation
Manoeuvre a vessel 500 gross tonnage or more
Manage cargo operations
Maintain a safe navigational watch
Transmit and receive information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
Transmit and receive information by visual signalling
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