Qualification details

MEM20305 - Certificate II in Boating Services (Release 3)


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Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 20/Dec/2012
(View details for release 2) 16/Jul/2011
(View details for release 1) 01/Dec/2005

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
MEM05003B - Perform soft solderingPerform soft solderingN/A
MEM05005B - Carry out mechanical cuttingCarry out mechanical cuttingN/A
MEM05007C - Perform manual heating and thermal cuttingPerform manual heating and thermal cuttingN/A
MEM05012C - Perform routine manual metal arc weldingPerform routine manual metal arc weldingN/A
MEM05050B - Perform routine gas metal arc weldingPerform routine gas metal arc weldingN/A
MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawingInterpret technical drawingN/A
MEM11010B - Operate mobile load shifting equipmentOperate mobile load shifting equipmentN/A
MEM11011B - Undertake manual handlingUndertake manual handlingN/A
MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurementsPerform engineering measurementsN/A
MEM13003B - Work safely with industrial chemicals and materialsWork safely with industrial chemicals and materialsN/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399111 Boat Builder And Repairer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4981-11 Shipwright 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Maritime,Boating Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Marina Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399111 Boat Builder And Repairer 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4981-11 Shipwright 25/May/2006 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 25/May/2006 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 01/Dec/2005 
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Modification History

Release 3 - Title corrected for unit MEM05003B Perform soft soldering


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

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

  • completion of the eight (8) core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of six (6) elective units from the list below to bring the total number of units to fourteen (14).

Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed and count towards the required number of elective units (refer to units for details).

Two appropriate elective units may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available at Certificate II. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM05 Training Package for use in this qualification. This meets the NSSC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Additional qualification descriptors 

There are no approved additional descriptors for this qualification.

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


Organise and communicate information


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 six units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 


Perform general woodworking machine operations


Perform soft soldering


Carry out mechanical cutting


Manual heating and thermal cutting


Perform routine manual metal arc welding


Perform routine gas metal arc welding


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


Apply fibre-reinforced materials


Fair and shape surfaces


Maintain marine vessel surfaces


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


Licence to operate a forklift truck


Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)