MAR Phase 3

Current MAR Phase 3

Project Stage Anticipated Completion Date
  • MAR Certification Near Coastal Phase 2
  • Development 31 October 2019
  • MAR Leadership Skills
  • Project Commencement 31 October 2019
  • MAR Skill Sets
  • Project Commencement 31 October 2019

    Project Update

    12 March 2019

    The TAC is currently incorporating AMSA certification requirements into the qualifications and Units of Competency. Draft Training Package materials are scheduled to be available for stakeholder feedback in June.

    23 October 2018

    Electro-Technical Officer Draft Units Available

    The Electro-Technical Officer TAC has finalised four draft Units of Competency for this part of the project and would like your feedback.

    To view the drafts, click below: (links have now been removed)

    Please submit your feedback by close of business Wednesday, 14 November 2018.

    Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

    7 June 2018

    Industry subject matter experts needed

    The Maritime IRC is currently forming Technical Advisory Committees for the MAR Blue Water Phase 3.

    Your industry expertise and insight is required to help develop and review the qualifications and associated materials for this project.

    The following four Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) will be formed:

    • Electro-Technical Officers
    • Skill Sets (Regulatory)
    • Engineering Operations
    • Deck Operations

    To register your interest in becoming a TAC member, or if you have any questions about this project, please contact the Industry Manager, Klausch Schmidt by close of business Friday, 22 June 2018.

    NATIONAL MARITIME CONSULTATION FORUMS

    There is the opportunity to provide input into this project via the National Maritime Consultation Forums which will take place across Australia from 26 June – 13 July 2018.

    Please Register your attendance.

    Perth (WA) Logistics Training Council
    17 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park
    Tuesday, 26 June 2018
    1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Darwin (NT) Hilton Darwin
    32 Mitchell Street, Darwin
    September 2018 (date to be advised)
    Hobart (TAS) Royal Yacht Club
    Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
    September 2018 (date to be advised)
    Adelaide (SA) Stamford Grand Adelaide
    2 Jetty Road, Glenelg
    Monday, 2 July 2018
    10:00 am – 1:30 pm
    Sydney (NSW) Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport
    241 O’Riordan Street, Mascot
    Thursday, 5 July 2018
    11:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Melbourne (VIC) Australian Industry Standards
    Level 2, 31 Market Street, South Melbourne
    September 2018 (date to be advised)
    Brisbane (QLD) Brisbane Riverview Hotel
    Cnr Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt Street, Hamilton
    September 2018 (date to be advised)
    Gladstone (QLD) Oaks Hotels & Resorts
    79 Goondoon Street, Gladstone
    September 2018 (date to be advised)
    Townsville (QLD) Seagulls Resort
    74 The Esplanade, Belgian Gardens, Townsville
    September 2018 (date to be advised)

    4 APRIL 2018

    CASE FOR CHANGE CONSULTATION

    The Maritime Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has developed a Case for Change to address current skills gaps experienced by industry and the difficulties associated with training new entrants to the marine survey sector of the maritime industry. The IRC has proposed the development of an Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying).

    The proposed work includes the development of the following Training Package materials:

    • One new qualification
    • 15 new units of competency
    Download Case for Change

    The Maritime IRC is seeking public feedback on this proposed Training Package work until close of business on Friday, 20 April 2018. Feedback has now closed.

    If you have any questions about this project, please contact Industry Manager Klausch Schmidt via email klausch.schmidt@australianindustrystandards.org.au.

    10 January 2018

    Case for Change Consultation

    The Maritime Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has developed a Case for Change to address regulatory reforms concerning polar waters, Seafarers and roll on/roll off freight.

    The proposed work includes the development of the following Training Package materials:

    • Two new Skill Sets to align Able Seafarer Deck and Able Seafarer Engineer to AMSA certification requirements
    • One new Skill Set consisting of two new Units of Competency to address the skill needs of individuals working on Roll on/Roll off vessels
    • One new Skill Set consisting of two new Units of Competency that align with STCW Table A-V/4-1 and 2 (Polar Waters) which will become a mandatory regulatory requirement from July 2018.

    The Maritime IRC is seeking public feedback on this proposed Training Package work.

    Download Case for Change

    Please submit your feedback by Thursday, 25 January 2018. Feedback has now closed.

    If you have any questions about this project, please contact Industry Manager Klausch Schmidt via email klausch.schmidt@australianindustrystandards.org.au or 0417 568 967.

    10 January 2018

    Case for Change Consultation

    A Case for Change has been developed by the Maritime Industry Reference Committee (IRC). This proposed work focuses on addressing Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) regulatory requirements for Electro-Technical Officers (ETOs).

    There is currently no training pathway available for the ETOs in the Maritime workforce to gain AMSA certification. This Case for Change proposes the development and review of the following Training Package materials:

    • A new qualification for ETOs
    • Five new Units of Competency
    • Review of 34 Units of Competency

    The Maritime IRC is seeking public feedback on this proposed Training Package work.

    Download Case for Change

    Please submit your feedback by Thursday, 25 January 2018. Feedback has now closed.

    If you have any questions about this project, please contact Industry Manager Klausch Schmidt via email klausch.schmidt@australianindustrystandards.org.au or 0417 568 967.

    Background

    The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has commissioned the review of the MAR Maritime Training Package with the objective to incorporate the Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) certification requirements and strengthen assessment requirements. This is Phase Three. Click here to view further information on Phase One and Phase Two.

    The project will ensure seafarers will have met all certification requirements and prepare them for the final AMSA assessment, prior to AMSA issuing the seafarer with a Certificate of Competency or Proficiency.

    In addition, to minimise the number of Training Package Releases, Phase Three will also include the following approved Cases for Change:

    Download Skill Sets Case for Change Download Electro-technical Officer Case for Change

    This project includes the development of:

    New Electro-Technical Officer Qualification

    Four New Skill Sets

    • Able Seafarer Deck
    • Able Seafarer Engine
    • Roll on/Roll off and passenger ship operations
    • International code of safety for ships operating in polar waters

    Engineering Operations

    • MAR30115 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Steam)
    • MAR50115 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeper)
    • MAR50613 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)
    • MAR60115 Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2)
    • MAR60215 Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 1)

    Deck Operations

    • MAR30116 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)
    • MAR30215 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)
    • MAR40115 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)
    • MAR40116 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Chief Integrated Rating)
    • MAR50215 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)
    • MAR50315 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)
    • MAR50415 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT)
    • MAR50713 Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres Near Coastal)
    • MAR60315 Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited)

    Leardership Skills

    The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has commissioned the review of the MAR Maritime Training Package. The project covers the revision of seven Units of Competency to ensure currency of leadership and management skills for seafarers.

    The seven Units of Competency being reviewed are:

    • MARG002 Manage a small crew
    • MARG006 Manage a vessel and its crew
    • MARG003 Manage an engine room and small engineering team
    • MARD001 Manage business and administration on vessels limited by tonnage or near coastal operations
    • MARD003 Manage legal requirements of a vessel
    • MARM001 Apply knowledge of safety management system legal framework in the workplace
    • MARF022 Apply maritime resource management principles

    The Maritime Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be formed for this project.

    Regular updates will be posted on this page throughout the life of the project.

    If you have any questions about this project, or are a subject matter expert and would like to be considered for the TAC for this project, please contact Industry Manager Klausch Schmidt.

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    Klausch Schmidt
    Industry Manager
    Email klausch.schmidt@australianindustrystandards.org.au

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