Course structure NC1

The Coxswain Grade 1 certificate is made up of 13 units of competency:

MAR20321 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)
  • 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
  • MARF030
    *Survive at sea using survival craft
  • MARC037
    Operate inboard and outboard motors
  • 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
  • MARB027
    Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
  • MARC038
    Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems
  • MARH013
    Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres
  • HLTAID011
    Provide first aid (not included in course timetable - students to provide evidence)

All of our assessments are conducted through online software in class.

* Please note: for these units you will be required to undertake a few physical activities such as:

  • swimming in a group for a minimum of 50 metres
  • swimming in a lifejacket for a minimum of 50 metres
  • towing with a life jacket for a minimum of 25 metres
  • remaining afloat without a lifejacket for at least 5 minutes.
  • boarding a life raft unassisted while wearing a lifejacket and assisting others to board
  • jumping safely from a height into the water while wearing a lifejacket

Please contact us prior to your course if you feel you may be physically unable to complete these tasks and we will be able to discuss your options.

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