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Qualification details

MAR50220 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MAR50315 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck) 26/Oct/2020
Is superseded by and equivalent to MAR50320 - Diploma of Maritime Operations 24/Jan/2021
Supersedes and is equivalent to MAR50415 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT) 26/Oct/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to MAR50713 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres Near Coastal) 26/Oct/2020

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


Units of competency

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MARA018 - Manage advanced chemical tanker cargo operationsManage advanced chemical tanker cargo operationsCurrentElective
MARG008 - Manage a vessel and its crewManage a vessel and its crewCurrentElective
MARH022 - Plan and conduct a passage and determine positionPlan and conduct a passage and determine positionCurrentCore
MARH024 - Use of radar and other bridge equipment to maintain safety of navigationUse of radar and other bridge equipment to maintain safety of navigationCurrentCore
MARF034 - Carry out fast rescue craft operationsCarry out fast rescue craft operationsCurrentElective
MARF037 - Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)CurrentCore
MARD005 - Manage operations and maintenance on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operationsManage operations and maintenance on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operationsCurrentElective
MARF043 - Operate survival craft, rescue boats and lifesaving appliances (proficiency in survival craft)Operate survival craft, rescue boats and lifesaving appliances (proficiency in survival craft)CurrentElective
MARO009 - Maintain a safe navigational watchMaintain a safe navigational watchCurrentCore
MARA020 - Manage advanced oil tanker cargo operationsManage advanced oil tanker cargo operationsCurrentElective
MARA014 - Contribute to basic operations of a ship subject to IGF CodeContribute to basic operations of a ship subject to IGF CodeCurrentElective
MARD006 - Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirementsMonitor and control compliance with legislative requirementsCurrentElective
MARA019 - Manage advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operationsManage advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operationsCurrentElective
MARF031 - Apply leadership and team working capabilityApply leadership and team working capabilityCurrentCore
MARA011 - Contribute to basic operations of ships in polar watersContribute to basic operations of ships in polar watersCurrentElective
MARA021 - Manage advanced operations of a ship subject to IGF CodeManage advanced operations of a ship subject to IGF CodeCurrentElective
MARD004 - Manage business and administration on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operationsManage business and administration on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operationsCurrentElective
MARK011 - Manoeuvre the shipManoeuvre the shipCurrentCore
MARO011 - Transmit and receive information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)Transmit and receive information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)CurrentElective
MARF041 - Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)CurrentCore
MARH018 - Apply command navigation procedures on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operationsApply command navigation procedures on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operationsCurrentElective
MARF046 - Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)CurrentCore
MARF047 - Monitor compliance with legislative requirementsMonitor compliance with legislative requirementsCurrentCore
MARO012 - Transmit and receive information by visual signallingTransmit and receive information by visual signallingCurrentCore
MARK010 - Manoeuvre and handle a ship in all conditionsManoeuvre and handle a ship in all conditionsCurrentElective
MARJ008 - Ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirementsEnsure compliance with pollution prevention requirementsCurrentCore
RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spacesEnter and work in confined spacesCurrentCore
MARN011 - Maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship construction)Maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship construction)CurrentCore
HLTAID011 - Provide First AidProvide First AidCurrentCore
MARF038 - Manage provision of medical care on board a vesselManage provision of medical care on board a vesselCurrentElective
MARC056 - Operate roll-on and roll-off machinery and equipment on board a vesselOperate roll-on and roll-off machinery and equipment on board a vesselCurrentElective
MARN012 - Manage advanced operations of ships in polar watersManage advanced operations of ships in polar watersCurrentElective
MARA025 - Monitor, loading, unloading, securing and stowage of cargoMonitor, loading, unloading, securing and stowage of cargoCurrentCore
MARF044 - Prevent, control and fight fires on board a vessel (advanced firefighting)Prevent, control and fight fires on board a vessel (advanced firefighting)CurrentCore
MARH023 - Use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) to maintain the safety of navigation Use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) to maintain the safety of navigation CurrentCore
MARF035 - Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)CurrentCore
MARF040 - Manage ship security (Ship Security Officer)Manage ship security (Ship Security Officer)CurrentElective
MARA017 - Maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship stability)Maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship stability)CurrentCore
MARF032 - Apply medical first aid on board shipApply medical first aid on board shipCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 231213 Ship's Master 
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 Master (Class 3, 4, 5),Deck Watchkeeper,Chief Mate 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 231213 Ship's Master 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:

  • Master less than 24 metres (foreign going)
  • Chief Mate less than 3000 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Master of commercial vessel less than 500 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Mate less than 500 gross tonnage (GT)
  • Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal
  • Waterkeeper Deck
  • Watchkeeper Deck less than 3000 gross tonnage (GT)

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 a Master less than 80 metres 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 a Master of a commercial vessel less than 500 gross tonnage (GT) or Watchkeeper Deck 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 an AMSA certificate of competency as a Master less than 80 metres 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 Master less than 80 metres course at Diploma level (MAR50220 Diploma of Maritime Operations - Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D
  • holding a Marine Radio Operators certificate of proficiency as defined in NSCV Part D
  • qualifying sea service as defined in 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 NSCV Part D.

This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Master of a commercial vessel less than 500 GT as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulations STCW A-II/1 and A-II/2 (MAR50220 Diploma of Maritime Operations - Masters less than 500 GT)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 71
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 71
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 71
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 71.

This qualification is required to obtain an AMSA certificate of competency as a Watchkeeper Deck as defined in Marine Orders and STCW.

AMSA certification of competency will require:

  • completing an approved program of study that meets regulation STCW A-II/I (MAR50220 Diploma of Maritime Operations - Watchkeeper Deck)
  • holding or have held certificates of competency as defined in Marine Order 71
  • qualifying sea service as defined in Marine Order 71
  • completing STCW short courses as defined in Marine Order 71
  • holding a valid AMSA certificate of medical fitness
  • having passed a final AMSA assessment
  • meeting any other regulatory requirements as defined in Marine Order 71.

Seafarers seeking certification should check requirements with AMSA.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units 

  • Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal  = 22 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group C
  • Master less than 500 GT  = 26 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group B
  • Watchkeeper Deck  = 22 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group A

AMSA specialisation 

  • Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal Specialist  = 24 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group C, plus 2 units from Group D
  • Master less than 500 gross tonnage (GT) Specialist  = 28 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group B, plus 2 units from Group D
  • Watchkeeper Deck Specialist  = 24 units: 19 core units, plus all units from Group A, plus 2 units from Group D

Core units 

Navigation at the operational level

MARH022

Plan and conduct a passage and determine position

MARH023

Use of electronic chart display and information system to maintain the safety of navigation (ECDIS)

MARH024

Use of radar and other bridge equipment to maintain safety of navigation

MARK011

Manoeuvre the ship

MARO009

Maintain a safe navigational watch

MARO012

Transmit and receive information by visual signalling

Cargo handling and stowage at the operational level

MARA025

Monitor loading, unloading, securing and stowage of cargo

MARN011

Maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship construction)

Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level

HLTAID011

Provide first aid

MARA017

Maintain seaworthiness of the ship (ship stability)

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)

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 a confined space

Group A: Watchkeeper Deck 

Controlling the operations of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level

MARF032

Apply medical first aid on board ship

MARF043

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

MARO011

Transmit and receive information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

Group B: Master less than 500 GT 

Controlling of the operations of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level

MARD006

Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements

MARF032

Apply medical first aid on board ship

MARF038

Manage provision of medical care on board a vessel

MARF043

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

MARG008

Manage a vessel and its crew

MARK010

Manoeuvre and handle a ship in all conditions

MARO011

Transmit and receive information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

Group C:  Master less than 80 metres Near Coastal 

Controlling the operation of the ship

MARD004

Manage business and administration on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations

MARD005

Manage operations and maintenance on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations

MARH018

Apply command navigation procedures on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations

Group D: 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

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:

MAR50315 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck),

MAR50415 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT) and

MAR50713 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres 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