DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (COASTAL MARINE ENGINEERING - ENGINEER CLASS 3)

Rationale: A qualification aligned to the educational requirements for certification as a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 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 Certificate5:

'The self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others. Applications involve participation in development of strategic initiatives, as well as personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations or organising others. It may include participation in teams including teams concerned with planning and evaluation functions. Group or team coordination and management may be involved'.


Subjects

Requirements for completion of the qualification:

A successful outcome of the nineteen units of competency listed below.

Additional units from those listed below or relevant units from this or other Training Packages Note 4 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)

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

FIELD

UNIT

B

Equipment Checking and Maintenance

add topic TDMMB3707B

Fabricate simple shipboard components

add topic TDMMB3807B

Dismantle, inspect, repair and reassemble vessel machinery

E

Communication

add topic TDMME1107A

Contribute to effective communications and teamwork on a coastal vessel Note1

F

Operational Qualityand Safety

add topic TDMMF407B

Maintain the operational condition of lifesaving, firefighting and other safety systems

add topic TDMMF507C

Develop emergency and damage control plans and handle emergency situations on board a vessel

add topic TDMMF1007B

Provide elementary first aid

add topic TDMMF1107B

Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment

add topic TDMMF1907B

Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances

add topic TDMMF3807B

Establish engine room watchkeeping procedures on vessels of less than 3,000kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMF5407A

Observe safety and emergency procedures on a coastal vessel Note2

add topic TDMMF5507A

Fight and extinguish fires on board a coastal vessel Note 3

add topic TDMMF6107A

Manage marine firefighting and prevention activities on board a vessel

R

Carry Out Operations on Equipment and Systems

add topic TDMMR1907B

Safety handle and stow explosive and flammable materials

add topic TDMMR207B

Use and maintain deck equipment and machinery

add topic TDMMR2107B

Operate and maintain engines, machinery and auxiliary power sources on vessels of less than 3,000kW propulsion power

R

Carry Out Operations on Equipment and Systems

(continued)

add topic TDMMR2207B

Operate and maintain boiler systems

add topic TDMMR2307B

Operate and maintain batteries, starter motors and power distribution systems

add topic TDMMR5407B

Carry out refuelling and fuel transfer operations

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU407B

Ensure compliance with pollution prevention measures

An Engineer Class 3 must also be able to demonstrate competency in the six basic engineering units listed below, either through completion of the appropriate engineering trade qualifications or additional training and assessment, if required:

add topic MEM18001C

Use hand tools

add topic MEM05006B

Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

add topic MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

add topic MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

add topic MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

add topic MEM05015C

Weld using manual metal arc welding process

Note 1: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 2: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 (as they apply to coastal vessel operations).

Note 3: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 (as they apply to coastal vessel operations).

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL UNITS TO MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

The units listed below or relevant units from this or other Training Packages Note4 may be included in the qualification to satisfy specific additional needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements.

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF1807B

Apply medical first aid on board a vessel

Observe personal safety and social responsibilities Note5

Work safely in enclosed spaces on a vessel

Prevent, control and fight fires on board an oceangoing vessel Note6

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU107B

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

O

Security

add topic TDMMO107A

Follow maritime security procedures

Optional imported
units from the
Business Services Training Package BSB01

add topic BSBFLM505B

Manage operational plan

Manage workplace information systems

Facilitate continuous improvement

Facilitate and capitalise on change and innovation

Ensure team effectiveness

Manage effective workplace relationships

Optional imported units from the Training and Assessment Training Package TAA04

add topic TAACMQ501A

Develop training and/or assessment organisational policies and procedures

Assess competence

Contribute to assessment

Note4: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.

Note5:add topic TDMMF5607A is a new oceangoing unit incorporating the requirements of the previous four units add topic TDMMF701B Observe safe working practices, add topic TDMMF801B Comply with emergency procedures, add topic TDMML201A Contribute to effective human relationships on board a vessel and add topic TDMME101A Understand orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties.

Note6:add topic TDMMF6207A is a new oceangoing unit incorporating the requirements of the previous two units add topic TDMMF901A Fight and extinguish fires and add topic TDMMF1201A Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire.


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