Courses & Units
Marine Confined Space Entry JVD182
This unit is a 1 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each study period. In order to complete 6.25% load it should be combined with enrolment or credit in the following units: JVD183 Marine Damage Control 1.5%, JVD184 Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency 3.25% OR : JVD183 Marine Damage Control 1.5% and JVD124 Marine Mathematics I 3.25%
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 in accordance with relevant policies, procedures, recommendations and standards. This will be achieved by applying through practice your developed knowledge and skill.
|Unit name||Marine Confined Space Entry|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Mr Philip Mackrill|
|Teaching staff||Mr Anthony Beckett|Mr Ian Gabites|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||AMC MT Post Block 4||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|AMC MT Post Block 4||13/11/2023||20/12/2023||23/12/2023||24/12/2023|
|AMC MT Main Block 1||30/1/2023||8/6/2023||9/6/2023||11/6/2023|
|AMC MT Main Block 3||12/6/2023||9/11/2023||10/11/2023||12/11/2023|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Describe the characteristics of a confined space and identify the regulatory framework for confined space operations.
- Assess a confined space for entry.
- Plan, and prepare for entry and works in a confined space on a vessel, in accordance with the prepared permit, relevant regulatory frameworks.
- Conduct confined space operations in accordance with accepted practices and regulatory framework.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
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Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
This short course consists of 3.5 hrs theory and 3 hrs practical.
|Assessment||Knowledge Evidence (25%)|Plan and prepare for work in a confined space. (25%)|Work in the confined space and exit safely (25%)|Concludes operations and returns confined space to service (25%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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