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Qualification details

MAR50120 - Diploma of Marine Engineering (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MAR50115 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeper) 26/Oct/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to MAR50613 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal) 26/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Oct/2020


Units of competency

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MARB039 - Maintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipmentMaintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipmentCurrentElective
MARA018 - Manage advanced chemical tanker cargo operationsManage advanced chemical tanker cargo operationsCurrentElective
MARL049 - Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automationDemonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automationCurrentElective
MARL060 - Demonstrate knowledge of ships and ship routinesDemonstrate knowledge of ships and ship routinesCurrentCore
MARL038 - Apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnologyApply advanced principles of marine electrotechnologyCurrentElective
MARF034 - Carry out fast rescue craft operationsCarry out fast rescue craft operationsCurrentElective
MARL059 - Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilersDemonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilersCurrentElective
MARF037 - Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)CurrentCore
MARL051 - Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systemsDemonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systemsCurrentElective
MARL044 - Apply basic principles of marine mechanicsApply basic principles of marine mechanicsCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 231212 Ship's Engineer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Maritime Operations 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Marine Engineer (Class 1, 2, 3),Engineer Watchkeeper 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 231212 Ship's Engineer 17/Dec/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 17/Dec/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 27/Oct/2020 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this qualification in the MAR Maritime Training Package.

Qualification Description

This qualification is suitable for people working in the maritime industry seeking an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification in the capacity of:

  • Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal
  • Engineer Watchkeeper (STCW Engineer Watchkeeper Unlimited)
  • Electro-Technical Officer (STCW Electro-Technical Officer Unlimited).

Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur the job role and specialisation, if applicable, selected from the group choice below.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this qualification:

  • This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification by AMSA as an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal as defined in Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – National Law) 2013.

  • This qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification by AMSA as an Engineer Watchkeeper (STCW Engineer Watchkeeper Unlimited) or Electro-Technical Officer (STCW Electro-Technical Officer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).

This qualification is required to obtain AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal as defined in Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – National Law) 2013.

AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal at Diploma level (MAR50120 Diploma of Marine Engineering - Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D
  • qualifying sea service as defined in the NSCV Part D
  • meeting the medical and eyesight requirements specified in NSCV Part D
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in the NSCV Part D.

This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as an Engineer Watchkeeper (STCW Engineer Watchkeeper Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulation STCW A-III/1 (MAR50120 Diploma of Marine Engineering - Engineer Watchkeeper)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 72
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 72
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 72
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.

This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as an Electro-Technical Officer (STCW Electro-Technical Officer Unlimited) as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulation STCW A-III/6 (MAR50120 Diploma of Marine Engineering - Electro-Technical Officer)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency or trade certificate as defined in Marine Order 72
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 72
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 72
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 72.

Seafarers seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units 

  • Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal  = 19 core units.

  • Engineer Watchkeeper  = 28 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group A.

  • Electro-Technical Officer  = 32 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group B.

  • Electro-Technical Officer and Engineer Watchkeeper  = 34 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group B, plus 2 units from Group A: MARL043 Apply basic principles of marine engineering thermodynamics and MARL044 Apply basic principles of marine mechanics.

AMSA specialisation – Group C 

  • Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal Specialist  = 21 units: 19 core units, plus 2 units from Group C.

  • Engineer Watchkeeper Specialist  = 30 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group A, plus 2 units from Group C.

  • Electro-Technical Officer Specialist  = 34 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group B, plus 2 units from Group C.

  • Electro-Technical Officer and Engineer Watchkeeper Specialist  = 36 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group B, plus 2 units from Group A: MARL043 Apply basic principles of marine engineering thermodynamics and MARL044 Apply basic principles of marine mechanics, plus 2 units from Group C.

Core units 

Controlling the Operation of the Ship and Care for Persons on Board at the Operational Level (Part A)

HLTAID011

Provide first aid

MARF031

Apply leadership and team working capability

MARF035

Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)

MARF037

Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)

MARF041

Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)

MARF043

Operate survival craft, rescue boats and lifesaving appliances (proficiency in survival craft)

MARF044

Prevent, control and fight fires on board a vessel (advanced firefighting)

MARF046

Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)

MARF047

Monitor compliance with legislative requirements

MARJ008

Ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirements

RIIWHS202E

Enter and work in confined spaces

Marine Engineering at the Operational Level Mathematics (Part A)

MARL045

Apply basic principles of naval architecture

MARL061

Perform basic marine engineering calculations

Marine Engineering at the Operational Level (Part A)

MARL054

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers

MARL055

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and equipment

MARL057

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems

Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering at the Operational Level (Part A)

MARL056

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine control systems and automation

MARL058

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine electrical systems

Maintenance and Repair at the Operational Level (Part A)

MARL060

Demonstrate knowledge of ships and ship routines

GROUP A: Engineer Watchkeeper 

Marine Engineering at the Operational Level Mathematics (Part B)

MARL043

Apply basic principles of marine engineering thermodynamics

MARL044

Apply basic principles of marine mechanics

Marine Engineering at the Operational Level (Part C)

MARL059

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilers

Maintenance and Repair at the Operational Level (Part B)

MARB038

Maintain and repair marine electrical and electronic equipment

Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering at the Operational Level (Part B)

MARB044

Operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts

MARL042

Apply basic principles of marine electrotechnology

Controlling the Operational of the Ship and Care for Persons on Board at the Operational Level (Part B)

MARA012

Contribute to basic cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers

MARA013

Contribute to basic cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers (basic oil and chemical)

MARF032

Apply medical first aid on board ship

GROUP B: Electro-Technical Officer 

Controlling the Operation of the Ship and Care for Persons on Board at the Operational Level (Part B)

MARA012

Contribute to basic cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers

MARA013

Contribute to basic cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers (basic oil and chemical)

MARF032

Apply medical first aid on board ship

Maintenance and Repair at the Operational Level

MARB037

Maintain and repair bridge navigation equipment and ship communication systems

MARB040

Maintain control and safety systems of hotel equipment

MARB049

Use internal communication systems, operate computers and computer networks on ships

Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering at the Operational Level (Part C)

MARL038

Apply advanced principles of marine electrotechnology

MARL049

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine control systems and automation

Marine Engineering at the Operational Level (Part C)

MARL059

Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine steam turbines and main boilers

Maintain and Repair at the Operational Level (Part B)

MARB038

Maintain and repair marine electrical and electronic equipment

Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering at the Operational Level (Part D)

MARB044

Operate and maintain ship power systems exceeding 1,000 volts

MARL042

Apply basic principles of marine electrotechnology

MARL051

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marine electrical systems

GROUP C: Specialist Electives 

MARA011

Contribute to basic operations of ships in polar waters

MARA014

Contribute to basic operations of a ship subject to IGF Code

MARA018

Manage advanced chemical tanker cargo operations

MARA019

Manage advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operations

MARA020

Manage advanced oil tanker cargo operations

MARA021

Manage advanced operations of a ship subject to IGF Code

MARB039

Maintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipment

MARC046

Employ tools, equipment and materials in a shipboard context

MARC056

Operate roll-on and roll-off machinery and equipment on board a vessel

MARF034

Carry out fast rescue craft operations

MARF040

Manage ship security (Ship Security Officer)

MARN012

Manage advanced operations of ships in polar waters

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to MAR50115 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeper) and MAR50613 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal).

Links

Companion Volume implementation guide can be found in VetNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=772efb7b-4cce-47fe-9bbd-ee3b1d1eb4c2