1. Getting started
  2. About you
  3. Qualifications
  4. Employment
  5. Review
  6. Payment
  7. Confirmation

Get started

Welcome and thank you for enrolling into this course.

Your enrolment should take around 15 to 20 minutes to complete.

You are able to save and exit at any time and return to finish later.

Before you begin, please ensure you have the information and qualifications you’ll need to complete this enrolment.

About this offering

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?** This course offering is designed for people who: - are likely a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal (Master up to 12 metres), wanting to progress to being a Master who commands coastal trading of vessels under 24 metres in length in designated near offshore waters. The increased responsibility of the role includes co-ordinating the activities of crewmembers, and overseeing the safe operation of the vessel at sea, at anchor and in port. - are able to engage in self- directed study and prefer blended learning delivery, as it enables you to maintain employment as a commercial seafarer, whilst working towards achieving the qualification and subsequent licencing requirements as determined by AMSA. - seek employment in a wide range of water based operations, such as on harbour cruises; dolphin and whale watching tours; commercial fishing; ferry operations; marina berthing facilities and volunteer or professional water rescue organisations, amongst other career opportunities. Through work, study and life experience, ideally you will have: - good digital skills - good time management skills - medium level organisational skills, to take responsibility for following the timetable and managing your study schedule **SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**

Information you'll need:
  • Personal details
  • Citizenship or residency (including a Visa Sub Class if you have one)
  • Contact information such as residential and postal address
  • Email address (mandatory to complete this process online)
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you have not yet registered for a USI, click here to create one. If you have a USI but don’t remember your USI details, click here to find your USI.
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Have you studied at TAFE NSW before?*
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To be eligible for government subsidised training under the Smart and Skilled program, individuals must meet personal eligibility requirements including:
  • You must live or work in NSW
  • You must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen. Temporary Visa Holders who are contracted NSW Apprentices / NSW Trainees may be eligible for government subsidised funding. Please contact your TAFE college/campus
  • You must be 15 years old or older
  • You must have left school
For more information on Smart and Skilled eligibility, please click here.