ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARITIME OPERATIONS - MASTER UNLIMITED)

Rationale: A qualification aligned to the educational requirements for certification as a Master (Unlimited) 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 thirtyfive 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)

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

FIELD

UNIT

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA107B

Plan and ensure safe loading, stowage, securing and unloading of cargo

add topic TDMMA207B

Plan and ensure safe care of cargo during a voyage

add topic TDMMA307B

Plan and monitor the carriage of dangerous cargoes

add topic TDMMA707B

Monitor the loading, stowage, security and unloading of cargo

add topic TDMMA807B

Monitor the care of cargo during a voyage

add topic TDMMA1007B

Control trim, stability and stress

B

Equipment Checking and Maintenance

add topic TDMMB4307B

Monitor and manage the seaworthiness of the vessel

C

Manoeuvre Vessel

add topic TDMMC107B

Manoeuvre and handle a vessel of 500 gross tonnage or more under all conditions

add topic TDMMC207B

Operate remote controls of propulsion plant and engineering systems

add topic TDMMC307B

Manoeuvre and handle the vessel in normal conditions

E

Communication

add topic TDMME207B

Communicate using standard marine vocabulary

add topic TDMME307B

Transmit and receive information by visual signalling

add topic TDMME507B

Transmit and receive information by marine radio or telephone

add topic TDMME807C

Transmit and receive information by GMDSS subsystem and equipment

F

Operational Quality
and Safety

add topic TDMMF107B

Assist in search and rescue operations

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 TDMMF607B

Organise and manage the provision of medical care 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

add topic TDMMF2607B

Establish watchkeeping arrangements and procedures

add topic TDMMF3007B

Maintain a safe navigational watch

add topic TDMMF5607A

Observe personal safety and social responsibilities Note1

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

H

Navigation

add topic TDMMH107B

Plan a voyage and conduct navigation

add topic TDMMH207B

Determine position of the vessel and the accuracy of the resultant position

add topic TDMMH307B

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

add topic TDMMH907B

Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions

add topic TDMMH1807A

Apply command navigation procedures on vessels (unlimited)

L

Human Resources

add topic TDMML407A

Manage administration of the vessel and its personnel Note4

U

Environment

add topic TDMMU107B

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

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 Note5 may 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).

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

A

Handling Cargo and Vessel Stability

add topic TDMMA1607B

Manage loading and embarkation procedures on rollon rolloff vessels

H

Navigation

add topic TDMMH1007B

Navigate a high speed vessel

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 TAACMQ501A

Develop training and/or assessment organisational policies and procedures

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.


Pathways...

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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for

TDM60407 Advanced Diploma of Transport & Distribution (Maritime Operations-Master Unlimited)

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 operation, maintenance and management of the vessel

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 vessels operations, maintenance and management

Write complex documents including reports on vessel operations and maintenance, safety incident reports, entries in vessel's official log, 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 bridge 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 vessel operations including hazards and risks and take appropriate action (e.g. collision avoidance strategies, avoidance of navigational hazards, etc.)

Manage hazards and risks in complex and diverse situations (e.g. navigation hazards, crew working in confined spaces, navigating 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 chief engineer and other crew members on the vessel

Use mathematics to solve complex problems such as vessel's stability and loading calculations, fixing of vessel's position, and planning and plotting a vessel's course

Initiative and enterprise

Modify activities dependent on differing work situations and contingencies such as changes in the weather and sea conditions, different loading conditions and navigation in different waters

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

Manage 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 vessel, including the vessel's safety management system and emergency procedures

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

Establish and implement bridge resource management strategy

Monitor and evaluate operational performance and compliance

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

Organise and plan own management activities as master of the vessel

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 vessel, 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 as master of the vessel

Learning

Plan and organise learning and assessment activities on the 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

Create 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 management activities

Technology

Operate complex equipment and systems including vessel's propulsion and auxiliary systems, GMDSS radio systems, radar and other bridge and electronic navigation systems, etc.

Establish and implement operational and maintenance systems for the vessel's hull, propulsion and auxiliary systems, safety and deck equipment and other facilities on the vessel

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

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