This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of mechanical service and repair tasks within the marine industry. It is suitable for entry into the marine retail, service and repair sector.
Job roles/employment outcomes
The employment outcomes of AUR30511 Certificate III in Marine would see an individual working in the marine mechanical service and repair industry.
The marine mechanic would be typically involved in tasks involving a specialised range of methods, tools, materials and information, and be required to provide and pass on solutions to predictable and unpredictable problems. Some complex and non-routine activities involving individual responsibility and judgement in known contexts and within established parameters may be expected.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.
To be awarded the AUR30511 Certificate III in Marine, competency must be achieved in thirty (30) units of competency.
five (5) core units of competency
twenty five (25) elective units of competency, as specified below:
a minimum of fifteen (15) specialist elective units drawn from Group A
a maximum of ten (10) elective units from Group B, drawn in any combination from:
units not already chosen from Group A
Group B units listed
up to five (5) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificates II, III and IV
a maximum of sixteen (16) units of competency may be selected where they are available at Certificate II
a maximum of two (2) units of competency may be selected where they are available at Certificate IV.
Note: Where prerequisite units are identified, they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.
The following pairs of units must not be chosen together when achieving this qualification:
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20611 Certificate II in Marine, or other relevant qualifications. Credit for this qualification may also include units contained within relevant skill sets.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40208 Certificate IV in Automotive Technology, or other relevant qualifications.
There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Marine service and repair industry for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
using technical information and manufacturer information
collecting, analysing and organising information
communicating ideas and information
completing workplace reports
communicating ideas and information with workplace colleagues
using and contributing to workplace documentation
maintaining workplace records
identifying and describing own role and role of others
working within a team
recognising a problem or a potential problem within a marine component or system, or with equipment
determining problems needing priority action
referring problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person and suggesting possible causes
seeking information and assistance, as required, to solve problems
solving problems within area of responsibility
identifying and isolating faults in equipment
using a range of problem-solving techniques
Initiative and enterprise
making adjustments to improve performance of marine components, systems or equipment
determining problems needing action
recommending required action
reporting problems outside area of responsibility
distinguishing between causes of faults
Planning and organising
prioritising actions to achieve required outcomes
planning own work requirements and assisting others to plan theirs
planning and organising appropriate equipment and tools
identifying tasks to achieve team goals
operating within appropriate time constraints and work standards
selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
applying workplace procedures
recognising limitations and seeking timely advice
planning own work requirements
identifying resource requirements
asking questions to gain information
identifying sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding
participating in self-improvement activities
participating in development of workplace continuous improvement strategies
helping others develop competency
operating and adjusting marine components, systems or equipment
setting up equipment and work area
selecting and using appropriate equipment and materials