ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT DISTRIBUTION (MARITIME OPERATIONS)

Rationale: A flexible qualification at AQF Level6 not specifically aligned with regulated maritime occupations but which includes competency in maritime safety, survival and emergency skills as well as other skills needed to fulfil managerial supporting roles on various types of vessels.

Successful completion will require competency in units that relate to work defined as aligned at AQF Level6:

'The application of a significant range of fundamental principles and complex techniques across a wide and often unpredictable variety of contexts in relation to either varied or highly specific functions. Contribution to the development of a broad plan, budget or strategy is involved and accountability and responsibility for self and others in achieving the outcomes is involved. Significant judgement is required in planning, design, technical or leadership/guidance functions related to products, services, operations or procedures.'


Subjects

Requirements for completion of the qualification:

A successful outcome of thirty-two units of competency which must include:

the seven mandatory units listed below, plus

at least twenty-five additional units (at least seven of which must be aligned at AQF Level6) to satisfy specific additional maritime managerial and leadership skill needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

FIELD

UNIT

E

Communication

add topic TDMME1107A

Contribute to communication and teamwork on a coastal vesselNote1

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 regulation and industry practices when operating a small coastal vessel

add topic TDMMF5407A

Observe safely and emergency procedures on a coastal vesselNote2

add topic TDMMF5507A

Fight and extinguish fires on board a coastal vessel Note3

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU507B

Ensure compliance with environmental considerations in a small domestic vessel Note4

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.

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.

Note4:add topic TDMMU407B Ensure compliance with pollution prevention measures may be substituted for add topic TDMMU507B Ensure compliance with environmental considerations in a small domestic vessel

ADDITIONAL UNITS

At least twenty-five relevant units from this or other Training Packages (of which at least seven of which must be aligned at AQF Level6) must be included in the qualification to satisfy specific additional maritime managerial and leadership skill needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements.

Where units of competency are included from another Training Package, Registered Training Organisations should check the National Training Information System (NTIS) or 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 pre-requisite or co-requisite requirements.


Pathways...

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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for

TDM60107 Advanced Diploma of Transport & Distribution (Maritime Operations)

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

Establish and implement vessel's communication systems and procedures

Listen to and interpret complex verbal information related to the operational, maintenance and management functions

Read and interpret maritime regulations, charts, drawings, weather forecasts and charts, vessel's safety management system, vessel and equipment manufacturer's instructions, etc.

Speak clearly and directly on diverse and complex matters related to operations, maintenance and management

Write complex documents, including reports on vessel operations and maintenance, safety incident reports, entries in records, etc.

Negotiate complex issues with others in the course of management functions

Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour

Interpret and record observations and equipment readings and displays

Communicate with other multilingual personnel

Use communication equipment

Teamwork

Provide leadership to others

Manage the resolution of any interpersonal conflicts that may arise in the workplace

Motivate other personnel

Assist personnel to achieve and maintain competency

Manage the avoidance and prevention of harassment of others on the vessel

Collaborate with crew members in the course of work operations

Manage other personnel of different ages, genders, race, religion, political persuasion, etc.

Problem solving

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

Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of work operations, including hazards, and risks and take appropriate action

Manage hazards and risks in complex and diverse situations

Use mathematics in the course of solving complex problems

Initiative and enterprise

Modify activities dependent on differing work situations and contingencies

Take appropriate initiatives in complex and diverse situations

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

Planning and organising

Establish operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures for the workplace, including the safety management system and emergency procedures

Establish and implement systems and procedures for maintaining compliance with regulations and codes of practice

Monitor and evaluate operational performance and compliance

Collect, manage and interpret information needed to plan and organise operations

Organise and plan own management activities

Manage time and priorities in the course of management activities in the workplace

Self-management

Interpret and apply regulations, survey requirements, standard procedures and codes of practice as they apply to the workplace concerned, including OH&S, environmental protection, security and SOLAS requirements

Establish and follow own work plans and schedules

Evaluate and monitor own work and management performance

Learning

Plan and organise learning and assessment activities in the workplace, including emergency drills, safety and security awareness training, and continuing professional development of personnel

Manage adaptation personnel to any changes in the systems, equipment, procedures and operating environment (e.g. sea and weather conditions)

Instruct, coach or mentor other personnel in the work area

Contribute to the assessment of the competency of other personnel in the work area

Create a learning environment in the workplace

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

Update own knowledge and skills required for management activities

Technology

Operate complex equipment and systems required in work activities

Establish and implement operational and maintenance systems for the complex equipment and systems required in work activities

Establish safety management system and OH&S procedures for use and maintenance of complex equipment and systems required in work activities

Manage the preventative and remedial maintenance of complex equipment and systems required in work activities