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ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 19/Jun/2007

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DeletedDeleted from TDM07 Maritime Training Package05/Jun/2013
Supersedes and is equivalent to TDM10101 - Certificate I in Transport and Distribution (Maritime Operations)18/Jun/2007

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899211 Deck Hand 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7994 Seafarers And Fishing Hands 
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 Maritime Operations,Maritime 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Deck Hand 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899211 Deck Hand 19/Jun/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7994 Seafarers And Fishing Hands 19/Jun/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 19/Jun/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 19/Jun/2007 
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Rationale :

An entry level qualification at AQF Level 1 for the Maritime Sector of the Transport&Distribution Industry.

Successful completion will require competency in units that relate to work defined as aligned at AQF Level 1:

'Breadth , depth and complexity of knowledge and skills would prepare a person to perform a defined range of activities most of which may be routine and predictable . Applications may include a variety of employment -related skills including preparatory access and participation skills , broad -based induction skills and /or specific workplace skills . They may also include participation in a team or work group' .

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Entry Requirements

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Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification :

A successful outcome of five  units of competency which must include:

  • the two units  listed below, plus
  • at least three additional units  to satisfy specific additional employment needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements.

Three additional units are listed below under additional requirements as a recommended skills set in addition to the mandatory requirements for persons seeking to be employed a General Purpose Hand.




Operational Quality 

and Safety 


Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment


Assist in safe operations and emergency procedures on a coastal vessel Note 1 

Note 1 : TDMMF5707A is a new unit  incorporating the relevant components of the previous four units TDMMF701B Observe safe working practices, TDMMF801B Comply with emergency procedures TDMMF5302A Fight and extinguish fires on board a commercial vessel and TDMMF1201A Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire.

The new unit has been specially tailored to align with the 'Guidelines for On -board Safety Training  - Australian Domestic Vessels'  published by the National Marine Safety Committee (NMSC) (2000) and relevant regulations of the State and Territory Marine Authorities. (Persons satisfying requirement for this unit may be required to undertake further study and assessment to fulfil the pre-sea safety requirements of Marine Authorities for Coxswain and Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 and other marine occupations described in Part D of the National Standard for Commercial Vessels).

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