Qualification details

MEM10205 - Certificate I in Boating Services (Release 2)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 21/Dec/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced01/Dec/2005

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Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawingInterpret technical drawing N/A
MEM11010B - Operate mobile load shifting equipmentOperate mobile load shifting equipment N/A
MEM11011B - Undertake manual handlingUndertake manual handling N/A
MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurementsPerform engineering measurements N/A
MEM13003B - Work safely with industrial chemicals and materialsWork safely with industrial chemicals and materials N/A
MEM13014A - Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environmentApply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment N/A
MEM14004A - Plan to undertake a routine taskPlan to undertake a routine task N/A
MEM15024A - Apply quality proceduresApply quality procedures N/A
MEM16007A - Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environmentWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment N/A
MEM18001C - Use hand toolsUse hand tools N/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399111 Boat Builder And Repairer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4981-13 Boat Builder And Repairer 
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 Boating Services,Maritime 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Marina Hand 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399111 Boat Builder And Repairer 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4981-13 Boat Builder And Repairer 25/May/2006 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 25/May/2006 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 01/Dec/2005 
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Modification History

The following units missing from the electives have been reinstated:

MEM50007B, 50008B, 50009B and 50010B, and MSAENV272B


The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate I in Boating Services are:

  • completion of the seven core units of competency listed below, and completion of three elective units from the list below to bring the total number of units to 10.

Two elective units may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate I. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM Training Package for use in this qualification. This meets the NQC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Registered Training Organisations must seek a determination from Manufacturing Skills Australia in respect of the suitability of any units proposed for importation from other Training Packages or accredited courses.

Additional qualification descriptors 

There are no approved additional descriptors for this qualification.

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary


Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Read, follow and communicate information on written job instructions, specifications, standard operating procedures, drawings and other applicable reference documents
  • Follow verbal instructions
  • Identify and follow safety signs/symbols
  • Recognise and use common boating terminology
  • Read and interpret information on boating identification and compliance plates, registration tags, engine and other component identification numbers
  • Use boating communication systems, methods and signals to convey messages


  • Work alone or as part of a team
  • Contribute to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work
  • Identify work roles, communicate and cooperate with others


  • Identify actual and foreseeable workplace hazards during course of work
  • Inspect quality of own work
  • Identify waste and correct procedures for disposal
  • Assess operation and condition of components against specifications or manufacturer's requirements

Initiative and enterprise

  • Be capable of applying skills and knowledge to specified situations and contexts
  • Use appropriate responses in reaction to incidents and accidents.
  • Modify work plan to overcome unforeseen situations that occur as work progresses
  • Assist the business to maintain the quality of the environment
  • Minimise wasteful use of resources including materials and services in own work

Planning and organising

  • Identify sequence of activities and plan steps required to complete task
  • Collect and organise information relevant to work
  • Set up jobs prior to commencement of work including selection of appropriate materials and adjustment of equipment


  • Carry out work safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures, manufacturer's recommendations and legislative requirements
  • Monitor performance of operation or quality of product or service to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Take responsibility for own quality


  • Check and clarify task related information with appropriate personnel
  • Review and modify work progress to complement the work of others


  • Select and use appropriate tools, materials, equipment and machines
  • Identify and describe the functions of the major systems of a recreational vessel and trailer
  • Identify and describe features and functions of attached navigation and communication devices
  • Use navigation and communication systems and equipment

Packaging Rules

Core units 

  • select all of the units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 


Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment


Plan to undertake a routine task


Apply quality procedures


Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment


Classify recreational boating technologies and features


Work safely on marine craft


Follow work procedures to maintain the marine environment

Elective units 

  • select three units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 


Interpret technical drawing


Operate mobile load shifting equipment


Undertake manual handling


Perform engineering measurements


Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials


Use hand tools


Use power tools/hand held operations


Maintain quality of environment by following marina codes


Refuel vessels


Check operational capability of marine craft


Check operational capability of sails and sail operating equipment


Carry out trip preparation and planning


Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat


Respond to boating emergencies and incidents


Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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