ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARINE ENGINEERING - CLASS 2)

Rationale: A qualification aligned to the educational requirements for certification as a Marine Engineer Class 2 as described in Marine Orders Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications (Version 6) under the Navigation Act 1912.

Successful completion will require competency in units that relate to work defined as characteristics of AQF Certificate 6:

'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 the twenty-eight units of competency listed below - plus be able to demonstrate competency in the eight basic engineering units also 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)

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

FIELD

UNIT

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA1007B

Control trim, stability and stress

B

Equipment Checking and Maintenance

add topic TDMMB1507B

Detect and identify the cause of machinery malfunctions and repair faults on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMB1607B

Organise safe maintenance and repair procedures on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMB4107A

Test, detect faults and maintain and restore electrical machinery and equipment to operating condition on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMB4207A

Test, detect faults and maintain and restore electronic control equipment to operating condition on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

E

Communication

add topic TDMME707B

Use English in written and oral form to perform engineering duties

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF307B

Manage business and legal requirements on a vessel

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 TDMMF1807B

Apply medical first aid on board a vessel

add topic TDMMF1907B

Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

(continued)

add topic TDMMF2407B

Maintain safety of engine equipment, systems and services on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMF2507B

Ensure safe working practices

add topic TDMMF2607B

Establish watch keeping arrangements and procedures

add topic TDMMF5607A

Observe personal safety and social responsibilities Note1

add topic TDMMF5807A

Adapt to basic industry and regulatory requirements for tanker operations

add topic TDMMF5907A

Work safely in enclosed spaces on a vessel

add topic TDMMF6107A

Manage marine firefighting and prevention activities on board a vessel Note2

add topic TDMMF6207A

Prevent, control and fight fires on board an oceangoing vessel Note3

L

Human Resources

add topic TDMML407A

Manage administration of the vessel and its personnel Note4

R

Carry Out Operations on Equipment and Systems

add topic TDMMR1307B

Operate electrical machinery and electronic control equipment on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMR1407B

Manage fuel, bilge and ballast operations procedures on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMR1507B

Operate, monitor and evaluate engine performance on vessels over 750kW propulsion power
(Note: this unit is intended for persons preparing for AMSA certification as Marine Engineer Class 2 specifically applying to motorships. Persons preparing for steamship certification should also fulfil the requirements for add topic TDMMR5806A see options below)

add topic TDMMR1607B

Plan and schedule operations on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

add topic TDMMR1707B

Start up and shut down main propulsion and auxiliary machinery and associated systems on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU107B

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

An Engineer Class 2 must also be able to demonstrate competency in the eight 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 MEM05001B

Perform manual soldering/desoldering electrical/electronic components

add topic MEM05015C

Weld using manual metal arc welding process

add topic MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

add topic MEM07005B

Perform general machining

Note1:add topic TDMMF5607A is a new 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

Note2:add topic TDMMF6107A is a new unit incorporating the requirements of the previous two units add topic TDMMF1301A Manage marine firefighting and prevention activities and add topic TDMMF2001A Prevent, control and fight fires on board a vessel

Note3:add topic TDMMF6207A is a new 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

Note4:add topic TDMML407A is a new unit incorporating the requirements of the previous two units add topic TDMML101A Organise and manage the crew and add topic TDMMF3701A Manage vessel operations

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL UNITS TO MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

The unitslisted below or relevant units from this or other Training Packages Note5may be included in the qualification to satisfy specific additional needs beyond the minimum mandatory requirements (they may also be achieved separately, either individually or in skills sets, leading to a Statement of Attainment as described elsewhere in the Training Package).

Additional unit to prepare for AMSA certification as
Marine Engineer Class 1 specifically applying to steamships.

R

Carry Out Operations on Equipment and Systems

add topic TDMMR5807A

Manage the operation, monitoring and evaluation of the performance of steam propulsion plant on vessels over 750kW propulsion power

Skills set of additional units to prepare for AMSA
endorsement as responsible officer on a liquefied gas tanker

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA407B

Manage procedures for the handling, loading and discharging of liquefied gas cargoes

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF1407B

Plan and implement special safety, maintenance and emergency procedures for liquefied gas tankers

Skills set of additional units to prepare for AMSA
endorsement as responsible officer on a chemical tanker

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA507B

Manage procedures for the handling, loading and discharging of chemical cargoes

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF1507B

Plan and implement special safety, maintenance and emergency procedures for chemical tankers

Skills set of additional units to prepare for AMSA
endorsement as responsible officer on an oil tanker

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA607B

Manage procedures for the handling, loading and discharging of oil cargoes

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF1607B

Plan and implement special safety, maintenance and emergency procedures for oil tankers

O

Security

add topic TDMMO107A

Follow maritime security procedures

add topic TDMMO207A

Carry out ship security officer functions

Optional imported units from the Business Services Training Package BSB01

add topic BSBFLM505B

Manage operational plan

add topic BSBFLM506B

Manage workplace information systems

add topic BSBFLM509B

Facilitate continuous improvement

Optional imported units from the Training and Assessment Training Package TAA04

add topic TAADEL301A

Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills

add topic TAAASS402A

Assess competence

add topic TAAASS301A

Contribute to assessment

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

TDM60307 Advanced Diploma of Transport & Distribution (Marine Engineering Class 2)

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 engine room communication systems and procedures

Listen to and interpret complex verbal information related to the operation, maintenance and management of the vessel's hull, propulsion and auxiliary plant and systems

Read and interpret maritime regulations, engineering drawings, gauges and instrument readings, vessel's safety management system, vessel and equipment manufacturer's instructions, etc.

Speak clearly and directly on diverse and complex matters related to vessel's engineering operations, maintenance and management

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

Negotiate complex 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

Communicate with multilingual crew

Use engine room communication equipment and GMDSS radio equipment

Teamwork

Provide leadership to the crew of the vessel

Manage the resolution of any interpersonal conflicts that may arise on board the vessel

Motivate crew members

Assist crew members 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 vessel operations

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

Problem solving

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

Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of engine room operations including hazards and risks and take appropriate action (e.g. strategies for the avoidance of fire and explosion, avoidance of hazards in the engine room space, etc.)

Manage hazards and risks in complex and diverse situations (e.g. engine room hazards, crew working in confined spaces, engine room operations in heavy weather and seas, etc.)

Use advanced diagnostic and analysis techniques required when managing maintenance program for vessel's propulsion, electrical and auxiliary systems in conjunction with the master and other crew members on the vessel

Use mathematics to solve complex problems such as calculations related to engine and equipment performance and maintenance, safe working limits of equipment and calculations related to electrical system operations, fault finding and maintenance

Initiative and enterprise

Modify activities dependent on differing work situations and contingencies such as changes in the weather and sea conditions, plant and equipment breakdown and emergency situations including fire, flooding or failure of steering or propulsion systems

Take appropriate initiatives in complex and diverse situations such as those above

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

Planning and organising

Establish operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures for the engine room on the vessel, including safety management system and emergency procedures

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

Establish and implement Engine Room Resource Management Strategy

Monitor and evaluate operational performance and compliance

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

Organise and plan own management activities (as a Marine Engineer Class 1 or 2)

Manage time and priorities in the course of management activities on the vessel

Self-management

Interpret and apply regulations, survey requirements, standard procedures and codes of practice as they apply to the engine room operations on a vessel, including OH&S, environmental protection, security and SOLAS requirements

Establish and follow own work plans and schedules

Evaluate and monitor own work and performance (as a Marine Engineer Class 1 or 2)

Learning

Plan and organise learning and assessment activities for engine room personnel on a vessel, including emergency drills, safety and security awareness training, and continuing professional development of crew members

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

Instruct, coach or mentor other crew members on the vessel

Contribute to the assessment of the competency of other crew members

Assist in creating 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 engine room management activities

Technology

Operate complex equipment and systems including vessel's propulsion and auxiliary systems, and other engine room equipment and systems, etc.

Establish and implement operational and maintenance systems for the vessel's hull, propulsion and auxiliary systems, safety equipment and various engine room facilities

Establish safety management system and OH&S procedures for use and maintenance of engine room plant, equipment and facilities

Manage the preventative and remedial maintenance of vessel's hull, structures and engine room plant, equipment and tools