Queensland Marine Training Services (QMTS)

as a Registered Training Organisation is approved to conduct 

MAR30813 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) 

training under the MAR – Marine Training Package.

Click on the link below for AMSA licensing requirements

Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal 


A student practicing for the marine engine driver certification.

Method of Delivery

QMTS understands the pressures of modern life including work, family and lifestyle demands and are committed to providing a flexible, supportive learning environment in which to deliver this qualification.

The units of the MAR30813 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal) are delivered over 12 months as a self-paced, self-directed online program supported by a 8 day face to face training block.

The delivery of the qualification is facilitated through a blend of different modes including:

  • Face to face workshops
  • Online Training (including webinars and Skype training sessions)
  • Self paced learning and
  • An AMSA Task Book must be completed in a real workplace under the supervision of a suitably qualified person the task book must be fully completed and authenticated by QMTS before a qualification can be issued.

The flexibility of the program allows each student additional hours of supervised instruction, if required, by attending more than one training block.

All students have access to their own trainer available via phone (Mon to Fri 0700 – 1800) or email and text (at any time) for additional support.

Practical Assessment

Students will be required to attend a practical assessment day once all theory assessments for units have been marked as satisfactory

Qualification – Units of Competency

This qualification consists of 16 core units which must all be completed to satisfy the requirements of the training package. Please refer to the Course Information Sheet for more details on unit specifics.

Class Dates

2018 – Brisbane Training Block Dates


2018 FEB        05 – 12 Feb 2018.. Block Complete

2018 APR      03 – 10 Apr 2018.. Taking Bookings 

2018 JUN       04 – 11 Jun 2018

2018 AUG       06 – 13 Aug 2018

2018 OCT       02 – 09 Oct 2018

For all students required to complete the units MARF001, MARF002, MARF004 and MARF005 as part of a qualification

please refer to the available dates below the MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set Class

2018 – Shipboard Safety Skill Set (3 Days)

2017 A      01 – 02 Feb 2018.. Course Complete

2017 B      27 – 29 Mar 2018.. Taking Bookings

2017 C      30 May – 01 Jun 2018

2017 D      01 – 013 Aug 2018

2017 E      26 – 28 Sep 2018

Classroom Location

The QMTS Training Centre is located at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly, Brisbane.

For further information, bookings and enrolments

Contact QMTS Administration on 0498 489 405 or click on the button below and complete our online enquiry form. 

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Certificate III Maritime Operations | MED 2 | Marine Engine Driver Grade Two Brisbane QLD