MAR Certification Near Coastal (Phase 2)

Project Update

12 March 2019

This project is now incorporated into MAR Maritime Training Package Phase 3.

The TAC has reviewed (relevant) qualifications and associated Units of Competency and are awaiting AMSA’s Marine Order 505 review to provide guidance prior to stakeholder consultation.

8 September 2017

Technical Advisory Committee Formation 

The Maritime Industry Reference Committee is commencing Phase Two of the MAR Maritime Training Package Project. This project incorporates the Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) certification requirements into the remaining near coastal qualifications by improving assessment requirements, increasing assessment rigour and clarity and specifying minimum resources for assessment.

If you would like to participate as a Technical Advisory Committee member for Phase Two or have any questions about this project, please contact Industry Manager Klausch Schmidt via email: by close of business Friday, 22 September 2017.

This phase contains the following qualifications and associated units of competency:

    • MAR10313 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
    • MAR40513 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)
  • MAR40613 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)
  • MAR50613 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)
  • MAR50713 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres Near Coastal) 

Click here for the Maritime Training Package Project overview. 

National Maritime Consultation Forum

There is the opportunity to provide input into the MAR Maritime Training Package via the National Maritime Consultation Forums which will take place across Australia from Tuesday, 26 September – Wednesday, 11 October 2017.

Sydney (NSW) Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport
241 O’Riordan Street, Mascot
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm 
Cairns (QLD) Hilton Cairns
34 Esplanade, Cairns City
Wednesday, 27 September 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm
Brisbane (QLD) Brisbane Riverview Hotel
Cnr Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt Street, Hamilton
Friday, 29 September 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm
Perth (WA) Logistics Training Council
17 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm
Darwin (NT) Hilton Darwin
32 Mitchell Street, Darwin
Thursday, 5 October 2017
10:00am – 2:00pm
Adelaide (SA) Stamford Grand Adelaide
2 Jetty Road, Glenelg
Friday, 6 October 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm
Melbourne (VIC) Australian Industry Standards
Level 2, 31 Market Street, South Melbourne
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm
Hobart (TAS) Royal Yacht Club
Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
11:00am – 3:00pm


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