SisterShip Training

Deckhand

Launch your career on a commercial vessel with General Purpose Hand (aka Deckhand).

Work on a wide range of vessels, such as ferries, trawlers, tourist vessels, custom patrol Boats, dive boats, etc.

As a Deckhand you are integral to a professional boat and form part of the general crew that reports to the Master to ensure the safety of the fellow crew, passengers and the Commercial vessel itself.

Coxswains 3 Near Coastal (NC) (previously Exemption 38)

Command and operate engines of a vessel <12 m long that is not carrying more than 6 persons including crew and master (unless a tender) and within 1nm from shore or a parent vessel.

If carrying passengers – only in daylight hours. – With propulsion power under 100 kW for an inboard engine and under 250 kW for an outboard engine.

If the vessel is a tender that has a parent vessel, and the tender is capable of communicating with the parent vessel then the tender may operate within 1nm of the parent vessel and in line of sight of the parent vessel.

This may be increased to 3nm for a person who satisfies the eligibility requirements mentioned in Marine Order (MO) 505.

For non-tender vessels a Coxswain Grade 3 NC Certifice of Competency (COC) may operate within: – a marina; – a mooring area in sight and communication of a marina; – inland waters; – smooth waters; – waters within 1nm of shore; – waters: – of an aquaculture lease approved by a State or Territory; or – approved by a State or Territory for daily transit to and from an aquaculture lease; or – within 1nm of a State or Territory approved aquaculture lease; – waters within 250 m of a structure fixed to the shore.

Command and operate engines of a vessel <12 m long: – that is used only for towing people; and – with propulsion power for an inboard or outboard engine of < 500 kW; and – in waters approved as a water ski area by a State or Territory authority; and – in daylight hours only, and – only within Australia’s EEZ.

Cost: TBA 

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Coxswains

Command and operate a vessel safely up to 12 metres in length in Australian inshore waters.

Coxswain Grade 1: Command and operate vessel (<12 metres) with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 500 kilowatts.

Whilst Coxswain Grade 2: Command and operate vessel (<12 metres) with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 100 kilowatts. (You may only carry passengers if endorsed to do so.)

Deckhand

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