Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science) (22Q)

Overview  2019

ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

: 60

Duration

Minimum 3.5 Years, up to a maximum of 8 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Launceston
AMC MT Main Block 1

Commonwealth Supported places available

ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

: 60

Duration

Minimum 3.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
AMC MT Main Block 1
This program of study is provided for students who intend to embark on a career in the maritime industry as navigating (Deck) Officers and Masters on commercial vessels. It provides the knowledge and skills required to safely manage and operate vessels. Course content includes navigation and vessel handling, cargo and passenger transport, vessel management, marine legislation and shipboard safety. The program is designed to integrate with professional short courses and training at sea so that successful students will not only obtain an Advanced Diploma or Bachelor Degree but also a Certificate of Competency issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) . The program is fully compliant with the training and educational requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention, as amended in 2010).

Course Coordinator: Neil Pereira
Email contact: N.Pereira@utas.edu.au

Year 1 - Pre Sea Deck

Year 2 - Watchkeeper Deck

Phase 1: Pre-Sea Deck One Semester at AMC plus mandatory short courses. Phase 2: At sea Shipboard Operational Experience (TAGS). Phase 3: Deck Watch Keeper One Year at AMC plus mandatory short courses.

Demonstrate broad nautical knowledge by:

  • Applying assorted navigation concepts to safely plan and conduct a voyage.
  • Applying principles of cargo handling and storage on board a ship.

Assess and solve nautical problems by:

  • Interpreting a range of available data to inform decision making in standard-operational and emergency related scenarios on a commercial ship.
  • Organising responses which acknowledge stakeholders expectations and need

Practice effective leadership as an officer on a ship by:

  • Identifying relevant management theories to control the operation of a ship and care for the persons on board.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of appropriate communication, motivation, collaboration and decision making strategies which enable safe operation of a commercial ship.

Demonstrate personal and professional stewardship by:

  • Using regulatory frameworks and ethical codes relevant to ship operation in the international shipping industry.
  • Performing all tasks in an ethical manner where the safety of persons and protection of the natural environment are of the greatest importance.

Career outcomes

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science) is the recognised pathway to becoming an AMSA certified deck officer. This degree provides additional knowledge and skills that will be of benefit to students seeking a career ashore. The degree will also equip professional deck officers with the additional knowledge and skills that they are likely to require to take up senior shore-based professional positions such as:

  • Senior position in a shipyard
  • Fleet manager in a shipping company
  • Crew manager / shipping agent
  • Marine superintendent or safety manager in a shipping company
  • Product, R&D, sales and service managers in companies supplying maritime equipment
  • Surveyor in a Classification Society
  • Marine Surveyor with a Port State Control  authority such as AMSA
  • Work in Marine insurance companies
  • Mediators / Arbitrators
  • Maritime Education and Training, research and teaching positions

Professional Recognition

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science) is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for eligibility towards the following Certificates of Competency: Watchkeeper Deck, Mate/Master Less than 500GT.

Course structure

Admissions closing date: TBA

Short Course induction: Thursday, 31 January 2019

Short Courses commence: Monday, 4 February 2019

Orientation week: 18-22 February 2019

Semester 1 commences: Monday, 25 February 2019

Admissions closing date: TBA

Short Course induction: Thursday, 13 June 2019

Short Courses commence: Monday, 17 June 2019

Orientation week: 8-12 July 2019

Semester 2 commences: Monday, 15 July 2019

A number of defined entry and exit pathways are available. These pathways recognise that students may be commencing the course with existing experience and/or qualifications or intending to apply for specific professional licences or Certificates of Competency.

More information about these specific pathways (including the standard enrolment pattern, required units and time required for each pathway or phase) is available below.

Core Units

On completion of this unit, the student will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to undertake shipboard navigational, watchkeeping and marine communication tasks as a trainee deck officer under the supervision of a Deck Officer. Particular emphasis is placed on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit, students will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to undertake shipboard operations relevant to a trainee deck officer as required by the STCW Convention under the supervision of a Deck or Engineer Officer or Chief…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On Completion of this units students should have the skills and knowledge to use the ships long range radio equipment and have an understanding to perform simple maintenance routines to keep the equipment in good state of repair. Understand the…

Credit Points: 3.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Short Courses
The following units, often referred to as 'short courses' due to their intensive delivery and practical focus are delivered throughout the year and outside of the standard teaching semesters (but are still higher education award units in the same way that the course's academic units are). Students are not able to self-enrol in these units but will be scheduled by an AMC Course Information Officer. Questions regarding short course enrolments and scheduling can be directed to AMC.courseinfo@utas.edu.au
Certificate of Safety Training (COST)
All students will complete the following Short Course units which are required for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Certificate of Safety Training (COST)

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge to provide elementary first aid on board ship.…

Credit Points: 2.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to apply fire prevention and fire fighting techniques on-board ships.Equivalent to MARF008 Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel…

Credit Points: 3.8

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with an insight into the various elements of a ship and working procedures onboard so they adjust to the shipboard environment and are better prepared to cope with any unforeseen circumstances.Equivalent to MARF006 Observe personal safety…

Credit Points: 2.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment.Equivalent to MARF009 Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment.…

Credit Points: 2.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit learners will have the skills and knowledge required to perform ship security related duties as required under the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code).…

Credit Points: 1.2

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Other required Short Course units to be completed

This unit involves knowledge and skill development that will allow you to follow and apply any established practises concerning confined spaces on board vessels. The primary focus of the unit is to understand the regulatory framework to undertake this work…

Credit Points: 1.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This short course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and use control measures to maintain the watertight and structural integrity and participate in practical exercise in the application and use of correct techniques to reduce water…

Credit Points: 1.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On Completion of this units students should have the skills and knowledge to use the ships long range radio equipment and have an understanding to perform simple maintenance routines to keep the equipment in good state of repair. Understand the…

Credit Points: 3.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In the shipping industry in particular, the liquefied gas tanker sector is currently focusing more on the Safe operation of gas carriers.This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for…

Credit Points: 3

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In the shipping industry in particular, the tanker sector is currently focusing more on the Safe operation of tankers. This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe…

Credit Points: 3.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The following units (sometimes referred to as "Task and Guided Study" or "TAGS" units) are undertaken by students during their qualifying sea service. To be enrolled in and complete these units students must contact the AMC at AMC.TAGS@utas.edu.au prior to departure.

This is an on-board study program approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). It is a guided study program and has been structured in a way that enables the candidates to perform and familiarise themselves with on board tasks…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a task and guided study program approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). It has been structured in a way that enables the candidate to perform and familiarise themselves with routine and emergency operations on board. It…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a task and guided study program approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). It has been structured in a way that enables the candidate to consolidate skills acquired during year 2 studies as well as preparing themselves…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 Note: students may also enrol in and complete the following academic unit during their qualifying sea service:

To provide candidates with the skills & knowledge required to apply algebraic & trigonometric techniques, as well as basic principles of physics, to calculations & problems involved in other modules.…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core Units
Semester 1

The aim of the unit is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively between ship and/or shore stations using the protocols laid down in the International Code of Signals (known as INTERCO), primarily using visual…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with the theoretical understanding and practical knowledge of Marine Electronic Navigation equipment to enable the equipment to be used to the best advantage with full understanding of the capabilities and limitations.This unit builds on the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit integrates Watchkeeping theory and practical application and problem solving exercises involving the use of the Integrated Marine Simulator. Students will also develop skills and knowledge to carry out watchkeeping procedures, respond to potential collision and emergency situations, IALA…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide candidates with the skills & knowledge required to apply algebraic & trigonometric techniques, as well as basic principles of physics, to calculations & problems involved in other modules.…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit, students will have the skills, knowledge and good understanding of navigational charts and relevant publications including information sources regarding the principles of passage planning. Students will acquire the skills to plan and conduct a safe…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completing of this unit, students will have the knowledge and skills to use meteorological instruments as a Deck Watchkeeper for the safe navigation and operation of the vessel and be able to interpret and record the weather and apply…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On successful completion of this unit, students will have the knowledge and skills to set up and use bridge equipment as a Deckwatchkeeper for the safe navigation and operation of the vessel and be able to interpret and analyse information…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Semester 2

The aim of the unit is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively between ship and/or shore stations using the protocols laid down in the International Code of Signals (known as INTERCO), primarily using visual…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide candidates with the skills & knowledge required to apply algebraic & trigonometric techniques, as well as basic principles of physics, to calculations & problems involved in other modules.…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit a student will be able to properly plan, load, carry and deliver various types of cargoes including cargoes of hazardous and perishable nature. The unit discusses the industry practices and procedures appropriate to the type…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit, students will have the knowledge and skills to be able to demonstrate a comprehension of the principles relating to ships stability and seaworthiness and be able to calculate statical stability of a ship while acknowledging…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit, students will have the knowledge and skills required to monitor the seaworthiness of the vessel, application of vessels construction principles, coordinate the vessel's planned maintenance system ensuring the vessel's watertight integrity is maintained and gain…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Short Courses
The following units, often referred to as 'short courses' due to their intensive delivery and practical focus are delivered throughout the year and outside of the standard teaching semesters (but are still higher education award units in the same way that the course's academic units are). Students are not able to self-enrol in these units but will be scheduled by an AMC Course Information Officer. Questions regarding short course enrolments and scheduling can be directed to AMC.courseinfo@utas.edu.au

On completion of this unit learners will have the skills and knowledge required to perform ship security related duties as required under the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code).…

Credit Points: 1.2

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit involves knowledge and skill development that will allow you to follow and apply any established practises concerning confined spaces on board vessels. The primary focus of the unit is to understand the regulatory framework to undertake this work…

Credit Points: 1.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This short course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and use control measures to maintain the watertight and structural integrity and participate in practical exercise in the application and use of correct techniques to reduce water…

Credit Points: 1.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The aim of the unit is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively between ship and/or shore stations using the protocols laid down in the International Code of Signals (known as INTERCO), primarily using visual…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In the shipping industry in particular, the liquefied gas tanker sector is currently focusing more on the Safe operation of gas carriers.This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for…

Credit Points: 3

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In the shipping industry in particular, the tanker sector is currently focusing more on the Safe operation of tankers. This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe…

Credit Points: 3.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to take command, organise and train fire parties and control fire fighting operations. The student will have acquired knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and service fire…

Credit Points: 3.85

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations.…

Credit Points: 4.8

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is based on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Model Course titled'Marine Environmental Awareness'. The unit informs participants of the complexity diversity andfunctional significance of marine life and how this environment can be adversely impacted byindustrial and transport technologies.…

Credit Points: 2.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding of leadership and teamwork appropriate to the operational level on board a ship [as specified in STCW table-II/1, Function: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on…

Credit Points: 3.75

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to react appropriately in an emergency situation, where a casualty has been injured at sea, or is acutely ill, and to use those items of first aid equipment found in…

Credit Points: 3.85

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Learn underpinning theoretical knowledge of GMDSS and achieve its practical competency requirement as set out by IMO and AMSA syllabi and model courses.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completion of this unit a student will be able to use an Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) to maintain safety of navigation. ECDIS is a computer-based navigation information system that complies with International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Mate/Master <500GT additional units (November)

On completion of this unit, the student will have the knowledge and skills to undertake critical operations as master on a commercial vessel limited by tonnage and achieve a satisfactory standard in the safe and commercially efficient execution of a…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSpring school
LauncestonSpring school (November)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On successful completion of this unit, you will understand the role of the master of a ship from a commercial and legal stand point. This includes the master's responsibilities and authority. Furthermore you will be knowledgeable about laws such as…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSpring school
LauncestonSpring school (November)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

On completing this unit, students will possess the knowledge and skills to manage the Bridge team, plan a voyage using advanced navigational techniques and equipment, ensure that safe watchkeeping procedures are followed, be able to respond to potential emergency situations…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSpring school
LauncestonSpring school (November)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

To provide the student with the practical skills and knowledge required to react appropriately in an emergency situation, to manage the medical treatment of a casualty who has been injured at sea, or is acutely ill, and to use those…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students may wish to complete some of the following units in order to qualify for a specific Australian Maritime Safety Authority Certificate of Competency (AMSA CoC) and/or professional endorsement. However, these units are excess to the requirements for the award of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) for students commencing the course in 2019.

This unit provides training at an advanced level to ships officers on chemical tankers who have immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo.This unit meets the learning outcomes of A-V/1-1 paragraph 3 and…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required advanced knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe operation of a Liquefied Gas tanker by understanding the hazards and taking precautions to prevent them.This unit meets the…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides training at an advanced level to ships officers on board oil tankers who have immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo.This unit meets the learning outcomes of A-V/1-1 paragraph 2…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 1
LauncestonAMC MT Main Block 3
LauncestonAMC MT Post Block 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Pre Sea Deck

Satisfactory completion of:
Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent)
Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) Physics or Chemistry or a Physical Science subject (Tasmania only).
Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)
International students require IELTS of 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in each band (or equivalent)
Watchkeeper Deck
Completion of approved Pre Sea Deck training (or equivalent) including evidence of minimum of 6 months sea-time on vessels greater than or equal to 500GT on company letterhead AND evidence of completion of approved monitored on board training program. (Task and Guided Study workbooks)
International students require IELTS of 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in each band (or equivalent)
OR
Completion of Pre Sea Deck training (or equivalent) AND evidence of completion of approved monitored on board training program. (Task and Guided Study workbooks)
OR
Completion of 36 months sea-time as per Marine Order 71.

Students who hold current STCW short course certificates may be eligible for advanced standing please email copies to: amc.courseinfo@utas.edu.au

Students who have completed AdvDipAppSci(NS) can articulate to the BAppSci(NS) degree program offered by AMC with full credit.

The following additional AMSA pathways are now also offered within the 22Q Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science) / 23Q Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science).

AMSA PathwayEntry Requirement*Marine Order
DWK <3000 GT (Yachts)As per WKD (see entry requirements above)74
Chief Mate <3000 GT (Yachts)As per WKD with complete WKD - Y studies (see entry requirements above)74
Master <500 GT (Yachts)WKD <300 GT CoC74
Master <3000 GT (Yachts)Master <500GT CoC74
DWK <500 GTAs per WKD (see entry requirements above)71
Master <24m FGAs per MM <500 GT71

*A letter from AMSA confirming completion of the equivalent prior learning may also be accepted.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

For information regarding Fees for this course, please see International fees and charges.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

Additional costs

AMSA Fees: Sea time assessment / Oral Examination / Certificate of Safety Training (COST)

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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