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MARSS00006 - Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal Shipboard Safety Skill Set (Release 1)


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

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Modification History

Release 1. New Skill Set.


This Skill Set reflects the additional units required by people certified as an Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal seeking Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification as an Engineer Watchkeeper or who are required by AMSA to perform additional shipboard safety responsibilities.

Pathways Information

The MAR Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal Shipboard Safety Skill Set is part of the MAR Maritime Training Package.

Before undertaking this Skill Set, candidates seeking certification as an Engineer Watchkeeper should check with AMSA to determine additional certification requirements.

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Readers should ensure that they have also read the part of the Training Package that outlines licensing and regulatory requirements.

Skill Set Requirements


Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances


Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel


Provide medical first aid on board a vessel

Target Group

People who hold a MAR50613 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal), have Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification to work on a vessel with propulsion power of less than 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ), are required to undertake additional shipboard safety responsibilities and who may wish to progress to the MAR50213 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeping).

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The MAR Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal Shipboard Safety Skill Set reflects additional shipboard safety responsibilities undertaken by someone with AMSA certification as a Marine Engineer Class 3 Near Coastal.

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