Qualification details



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

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to MAR10213 - Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Linesperson) 05/Jun/2013

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 891113 Waterside Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9992-13 Waterside Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Harbour Operations 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Shore-based Linesperson 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 891113 Waterside Worker 19/Jun/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9992-13 Waterside Worker 19/Jun/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 19/Jun/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 19/Jun/2007 
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Modification History

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Rationale :

An entry level qualification at AQF Level 1 for shore-based linespersons in 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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Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for 

TDM10207 Certificate I in Transport  &amp ; Distribution  (Maritime Operations  - Shore-based Linesperson )

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the maritime industry for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Interpret and carry out verbal instructions from other team members, pilot and tug and vessel crews
  • Read and interpret basic documents such as routine instructions, workplace signage, work schedules and rosters
  • Provide information to other crew and passengers as part of GP hand duties
  • Give, recognise and interpret hand signals, nods, gestures, muster signals, and other forms of basic non-verbal communication and behaviour


  • Work collaboratively with other team members and ship-based personnel
  • Recognise and adapt appropriately to cultural and language differences in the workplace
  • Recognise factors that may cause interpersonal relationship problems and assist appropriately to avoid or overcome the identified problems
  • Contribute appropriately to resolve conflicts by actively participate in appropriate mediation and conflict resolution procedures
  • Contribute actively to avoid discrimination and harassment

Problem solving 

  • Recognise and either report or solve basic routine problems within work activities
  • Carry out basic routine calculations required as part of work activities
  • Recognise a security or safety risk and take action to report/rectify the risk

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Adjust work procedures to differences in equipment and facilities and changes in work environment (e.g. type of vessel, tides, weather and sea conditions)
  • Take correct action and follow established procedures on discovery of an actual or potential emergency, security or safety hazard

Planning and organising 

  • Interpret work schedules and rosters to plan the timing and sequence of individual and teamwork activities


  • Work individually and with other team members on a coastal vessel to ensure that work tasks are completed safely, efficiently, effectively, on-time and in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Apply basic safety and emergency practices, precautions and procedures
  • Acknowledge, discuss and act upon feedback provided by senior team members on assessed work performance


  • Adapt to differences in equipment, vessels, wharf facilities and operate procedures
  • Update knowledge and skills to accommodate changes in equipment and operate procedures


  • Select and use ropes, tools and equipment required in work activities of a shore-based linesperson
  • Select and use safety and emergency and equipment
  • Recognise and report faulty ropes and equipment
  • Follow OH&S procedures when using ropes and equipment

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification :

A successful outcome of the six  units of competency listed below.

Additional units may be included within the qualification if required to meet any specific needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements.




Load Handling 


Shift materials safely using manual handling methods



Communicate during shore-based mooring and untying operations

Operational Quality 

and Safety 


Provide elementary first aid


Follow OH&S and emergency procedures during shore-based mooring operations



Work effectively with others

Carry Out Operations on Equipment and Systems 


Carry out shore-based mooring and untying operations


The additional unitlisted below or relevant units from this or other Training Packages Note 1 may be included in the qualification to satisfy specific additional needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements. 



Follow maritime security procedures

Note 1:  Where units of competency are included from another Training Package, Registered Training Organisations should check the National Training Information System (NTIS) or check the National Training Information System (NTIS) or contact the Industry Skills Council responsible for the Training Package concerned to check if the unit has any pre-requisite or co-requisite requirements

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