General Purpose Hand (Deckhands) Course is MAR10318 Certificate I In Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
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This course is the first step towards your career in the maritime industry.
The course focuses on developing the practical skills and knowledge required to work as a General Purpose Hand on board a vessel. Students of General Purpose Hand will learn to assist with deck operations on vessels up to 80m in Near Coastal waters.
- Students must be 16 years old or more to participate in this course
- There are no sea time requirements for this course
- AMPA (AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment) is not required for this course
- This course requires you to provide 5 days sea service on commercial vessels evidence prior to certification:*
*Please note that the sea time is NOT a part of this course, please contact us directly if you need to arrange sea time with us.
This course is delivered face-2-face, please contact us if you prefer online study (you will still need to attend a good portion of the course as it is a practical-driven course).
5 days of training (+First Aid if required)
MARG012 Work as part of a crew on a commercial vessel
MARF028 Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
MARF029 Meet work health and safety requirements
MARF030 Survive at sea using survival craft
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
MARN016 Apply general purpose hand skills aboard a commercial vessel
Aug: 26th (First Aid 27th Aug if required)
Sept: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
*These dates will be a mix of theory (Bega) and Practical (Eden)
*First Aid is selective) an additional date/cost: August, Sunday 27th
Students will receive:
|A dedicated trainer|
|All the learning resources necessary to complete the course|
|Sea Survival Practical|
|An e-copy of the Australian Boating Manual 5th Edition 2015|
General Purpose Hand Costs
|Application Fee to AMSA||$163|
|Assessment Admin Fee||$200.00|
|First Aid if done within the course (book directly with SisterShip Training)||$175.00|
|Total Student Course Cost||$2,338|