CERTIFICATE III IN TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (COASTAL MARITIME OPERATIONS - MASTER CLASS 5)

Rationale: A qualification aligned to the educational requirements for certification as a Master Class 5 as described in Part D of the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

Successful completion will require competency in units that relate to work defined as characteristics of AQF Certificate3:

'Performance of a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints. Applications may involve some responsibility for others. Participation in teams including group or team coordination may be involved'.


Subjects

Requirements for completion of the qualification:

A successful outcome of the twenty-two units of competency listed below.

Additional units from those listed below or relevant units from this or other Training Packages Note 5 may be included in the qualification to satisfy specific additional needs beyond the minimum requirements. (They may also be achieved separately, either individually or in skill sets, leading to a National Statement of Attainment as described elsewhere in the Training Package)

(See Note1 below indicating that unit add topic TDMME1006A may be substituted for add topic TDMME501B where only proficiency in VHF radio operation is required).

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

FIELD

UNIT

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA1107B

Maintain the stability of a vessel using basic stability information

B

Equipment Checking and Maintenance

add topic TDMMB707B

Slip vessel and maintain hull

add topic TDMMB4507A

Monitor condition and seaworthiness of a small vessel up to 24metres

add topic TDMMB4707A

Perform routine remedial, preventative and survey deck maintenance on a vessel less than 80metres

C

Manoeuvre Vessel

add topic TDMMC807B

Manoeuvre a vessel within the limits of responsibility of a Master 5

E

Communication

add topic TDMME507B

Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephoneNote1

add topic TDMME1107A

Contribute to effective communications and teamwork on a coastal vessel Note2

F

Operational Quality

and Safety

add topic TDMMF1007B

Provide elementary first aid

add topic TDMMF1107B

Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment

add topic TDMMF3207C

Apply domestic regulations and industry practices when operating a small coastal vessel

add topic TDMMF4707B

Contribute to maintaining a safe watch on a domestic vessel

add topic TDMMF5407A

Observe safety and emergency procedures on a coastal vesselNote3

add topic TDMMF5507A

Fight and extinguish fires on board a coastal vessel Note4

H

Navigation

add topic TDMMH807B

Plan and navigate an offshore passage within the limits of responsibility of a Master 5

add topic TDMMH1107B

Use radar and other electronic navigational aids to maintain safe navigation within the limits of responsibility of a Master 5

add topic TDMMH1307B

Apply weather information when navigating a small vessel within the limits of responsibility of a Master 5

R

Carry Out Operations on Equipment and Systems

add topic TDMMR107B

Operate and maintain steering gear arrangements

add topic TDMMR307B

Operate fuel, fresh and sea water, bilge and fire pumping systems installed in a vessel

add topic TDMMR1807B

Operate deck machinery installed on a small vessel of less than 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMR5407B

Carry out refuelling and fuel transfer operations

add topic TDMMR5507B

Perform seamanship, rigging and lifting operations on board a small domestic vessel

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU507B

Ensure compliance with environmental considerations in a small domestic vessel

Note 1:Where students are likely to only operate VHF equipment and are specifically preparing for their AMSA VHF radio operator's certificate, add topic TDMME1007A Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radio or telephone may be selected in place of add topic TDMME507B Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephone.

Note 2:add topic TDMME1107A is a new unit incorporating the requirements of the previous two units add topic TDMME101A Understand orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties and add topic TDMML201A Contribute to effective human relationships on board a vessel (as they apply to coastal vessel operations).

Note 3:add topic TDMMF5407A is a new unit incorporating the requirements of the previous two units add topic TDMMF701B Observe safe working practices and add topic TDMMF801B Comply with emergency procedures.

Note 4:add topic TDMMF5507A is a new unit incorporating the requirements of the previous two units add topic TDMMF5302A Fight and extinguish fires on board a commercial vessel and add topic TDMMF1201A Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire.

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL UNITS TO MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

The units listed below or relevant units from this or other Training Packages Note5 may be included in the qualification to satisfy specific additional needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements.

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

TDMMA9017

Prepare a cargo plan for cargo loading and unloading operations within the limits of responsibility of a Master 4

E

Communication

add topic TDMME807C

Transmit and receive information by GMDSS subsystems and equipment on a vessel

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF1807B

Apply medical first aid on board a vessel

Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances

H

Navigation

add topic TDMMH307B

Manage safe navigation through the use of radar and other navigational aids

O

Security

add topic TDMMO107A

Follow maritime security procedures

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU107B

Monitor compliance with legislative requirements and measures to ensure protection of the environment

Optional imported units from the Training and Assessment Training Package TAA04

add topic TAADEL307A

Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills

Contribute to assessment

Optional imported units from the Business Services Training Package BSB01

add topic BSBFLM407B

Implement continuous improvement

Provide workplace information and resourcing plans

Manage quality customer service

Optional imported units from the Hospitality Training Package THH02

add topic THHBKA07B

Clean and maintain kitchen premises

Organise and prepare food

Prepare sandwiches

Plan, prepare and display a buffet

Note5:Where units of competency are included from another Training Package, Registered Training Organisations should check the National Training Information System (NTIS) or contact the Industry Skills Council responsible for the Training Package to check if the unit has any prerequisite or corequisite requirements.


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Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for

TDM30407 Certificate III in Transport & Distribution (Coastal Maritime Operations - Master Class 5)

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the maritime industry for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

Use vessel's communication systems and procedures

Listen to and interpret verbal information related to watchkeeping functions and the operation and maintenance of the vessel

Read and interpret marine regulations, charts and drawings, equipment readings and displays, vessel's safety management system, vessel and equipment manufacturer's instructions, etc.

Speak clearly and directly on diverse matters related to bridge watchkeeping functions and vessel operation and maintenance

Write documents as part of watchkeeping duties, including reports on vessel operations, incident reports, entries in records, etc.

Negotiate issues with others in the course of vessel operations

Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour

Interpret and record observations and equipment readings and displays

Use a small vessel's radio equipment

Teamwork

Provide leadership to the personnel on the vessel

Resolve any interpersonal conflicts that may arise on board the vessel

Motivate other crew members

Assist crew members to achieve and maintain competency

Avoid and prevent the harassment of others on the vessel

Collaborate with crew members in the course of vessel operations

Work with crew members of different ages, genders, race, religion, political persuasion, etc.

Problem solving

Identify and solve or report problems arising in the course of vessel operations

Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of vessel operations including hazards and risks and take appropriate action (e.g. avoidance of collision, avoidance of navigation hazards, avoidance of environmental pollution, etc.)

Manage hazards and risks in a range of operational situations, (e.g. collision avoidance, navigation hazards, heavy weather and seas, etc.)

Use mathematics to solve problems such as various calculations related to navigation, basic stability and other operational duties and functions within the limits of responsibility of a Master 5 or Skipper 3

Initiative and enterprise

Modify activities dependent on differing work situations and contingencies such as changes in the weather and sea conditions, changes in operational performance of bridge equipment and navigational emergencies

Take appropriate initiatives in a range of situations such as those above

Respond appropriately to any changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the vessel's working environment

Planning and organising

Follow and apply operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures for the vessel, including the vessel's safety management system and emergency procedures

Monitor systems and procedures for compliance with regulations and codes of practice

Monitor and evaluate operational performance and compliance

Collect, manage and interpret information needed in the course of vessel operations

Organise and plan own management activities as a Master Class 5 or Skipper Grade 3 on a vessel

Manage time and priorities in the course of operational activities

Self-management

Interpret and apply regulations, survey requirements, standard procedures and codes of practice as they apply to vessel operations, including collision avoidance, OH&S, environmental protection, security and SOLAS requirements

Establish and follow own work plans and schedules

Evaluate and monitor own work and management performance as Master Class 5 or Skipper Grade 3 on a vessel

Learning

Contribute to learning and assessment activities on the vessel, including any emergency drills, safety and security awareness training, and ongoing development of competency of crew

Assist crew members to adapt to any changes in the vessel's systems, equipment, procedures and the vessel's operating environment (e.g. sea and weather conditions)

Assist in the instruction, coaching or mentoring of other crew members on the vessel

Contribute to the assessment of the competency of other crew members

Assist in the creation of a learning environment on board the vessel

Adapt own competency to any changes in the vessel type, its equipment and its operating environment

Update own knowledge and skills required for operational activities

Technology

Operate plant and equipment on a vessel of less than 24 m in length including propulsion system, steering and navigation systems, radar and other electronic navigational aids, radio systems, safety management equipment, etc.

Follow and apply operational and maintenance systems for the vessel's hull, propulsion, electrical and auxiliary systems, safety and deck equipment and other facilities on the vessel

Follow and apply safety management system and OH&S procedures for use and maintenance of equipment and facilities