This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe operation of the Ship as a watch keeping Engineer. This unit will provide students with an understanding of the construction, operating principles, and characteristics of the ship's associated auxiliary systems (both Diesel Engines and Steam Turbines) , such as to enable safe and efficient operation at Engineer Watchkeeper level during steady state, transient, and fault conditions. The unit will also provide the basis for further study required by higher qualifications.
This unit meet the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the Maritime Training Package MAR 13 Package, the STCW (2010 Manila Amendments) and Table A-III/1 and AIII/2 of the STCW code.
|Unit name||Operational Marine Engineering (General)|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Coordinator||Mr Joshua (Josh) Weber|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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