Course Details - Maritime Industry Pathway (Le Fevre High School)

Course TitleMaritime Industry Pathway
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationLe Fevre High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
3 x 5 days in the last week of term 1, 2 and 3 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm each day. This course will also include a three day sea voyage.
DescriptionThis is an entry level course that will provide students with maritime skills and knowledge to enable them to be immediately employable as Deck Hands as well as giving them significant credit in a Coxswain course. This will be able to be completed once students have gained sufficient documented time at sea.
PathwaysThis qualification will assist students to fast track their maritime career in either marine engineering or as a deck officer. The units of competency completed during this course will gain credit toward a Coxswain qualification. This can be completed when students reach the age of 18 and have spent sufficient time at sea.
PrerequisitesStudents must be 16 years of age before course commences.
Special RequirementsNumeracy and literacy requirements for this course are equivalent to year eleven. Students must be 16 years of age or over at the starting date of the course. All students will be expected to have undertaken an appropriate colour blindness test medical examination. Note: random testing for illicit drugs and alcohol use will be undertaken in line with industry standards.
Delivery Location(s)Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy, Dockside, North Parade, Port Adelaide, SA, 5015
Dates and Times5 day residential block at Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy commencing on 08/04/19
5 day residential block at Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy commencing on 01/07/19
5 day residential block at Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy commencing on 23/09/19
5 days in the last week of terms 1, 2 and 3 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm each day. This course will also include a three day sea voyage.
Work Placement5 days
3 days x 24 hours voyage at sea during term 1.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 60 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) (National code MAR20313)
RTOAustralian Maritime and Fisheries Academy (National Code 0649)
Competencies
CompulsoryMARF005Survive at sea using survival craft   (15 nominal hours)
 MARF002Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel   (30 nominal hours)
 MARF004Meet work health and safety requirements   (20 nominal hours)
 MARK001Handle a vessel up to 12 metres   (100 nominal hours)
 MARH001Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres   (50 nominal hours)
 MARI001Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres   (40 nominal hours)
 MARJ001Follow environmental work practices   (30 nominal hours)
 MARB002Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems   (15 nominal hours)
 MARC005Operate inboard and outboard motors   (20 nominal hours)
 MARC006Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems   (20 nominal hours)
 MARN002Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres   (50 nominal hours)
 MARF001Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment   (30 nominal hours)
Student Cost$100.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee payable to your Home School.
Home School CostTo be advised
This course is Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS) approved, providing students meet the eligibility criteria. An Education and Training Plan (Form A) will need to be completed for all TGSS students.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   14
Selection ProcessInterview, successful colour blindness test.
Orientation DetailsAn information session for candidates and their parents will be held by the Australian Maritime & Fisheries Academy. Applicants will be contacted with further information about this.
Public TransportBus or train to Port Adelaide. See www.adelaidemetro.com.au for bus and train timetables.
Contact PersonMr Liam Narcys, Phone 84497004, Email Liam.Narcys802@schools.sa.edu.au
Other Resources
Download subject information (PDF)
www.afa.edu.au (Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy)


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