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MAR10413 - Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal) (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/Oct/2013

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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 231213 Ship's Master 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2542-11 Ships Master 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Maritime Operations 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Coxswain 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 231213 Ship's Master 05/Mar/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2542-11 Ships Master 05/Mar/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 05/Mar/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 07/Oct/2013 
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Modification History

Release 1. New qualification.

Qualification Description

This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal in the maritime industry and:

  • command a commercial marine vessel:
  • up to 12 metres in length
  • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 100 kW for an inboard engine
  • that is not carrying passengers
  • operate this vessel
  • in sheltered waters or
  • as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) or
  • within 3 nm from point of departure, shore base or aquaculture lease.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal as defined by the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D.

Certification will require achievement of the MAR10413 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 Near Coastal), qualifying sea service and completed Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved task book or qualifying sea service, and AMSA final assessment; people seeking certification should check with AMSA.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 8 units 

8 core units


Operate inboard and outboard motors


Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment


Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel


Meet work health and safety requirements


Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres


Follow environmental work practices


Handle a vessel up to 12 metres


Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.


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