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Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal)

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$10,130.00
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9 months (full-time)
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Course overview

This qualification is suitable for those sailing as Master on vessels up to 45 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or a Mate on vessels up to 100 metres in length.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal as defined by Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency - National law) 2022.

Certification as a Master less than 45 metres Near Coastal (as defined by Marine Order 505) will require achievement of the MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal), certification as a Master less than 24 metres Near Coastal, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate.

People seeking certification should check with AMSA.

This level of qualification is also currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Mate less than 100 metres Near Coastal as defined by Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency - national law) 2022.

Certification as a Mate less than 100 metres Near Coastal will require achievement of the MAR40320 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 45 metres Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completion of AMSA approved task book or qualifying sea service, an appropriate radio certificate of proficiency, AMSA final assessment and an AMSA approved first aid certificate.

People seeking certification should check with AMSA.

How to apply

How to apply

  • Some training providers will let you enrol online while others may not. All training providers will need to see some documentation, like personal identification or school results, and all will ask you to have a Unique Student Identifier. Once you've found a training provider you like the look of, get in touch with them to see how they can help you enrol.
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How long will it take to complete this qualification?

Short Course

All short courses are currently shown as under 4 months duration, based on the Department of Education's internal data analysis. Ask your provider for more information.

Qualification

Duration information is based on 20 hours of class time per week and uses aggregated data reported to the Department by Smart and Skilled providers.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

The duration indicates contract term which includes both formal training and full-time employment under a training contract. This is based on aggregated data reported to the Department by Smart and Skilled providers. Click here for more information about doing an apprenticeship or traineeship and ask your provider for guidance on your individual circumstances.