Queensland Marine Training Services

Distance Learning Program

MAR40618 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations

(Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

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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 MAR40618 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) are delivered over 12 months as a self-paced, self-directed distance learning program supported by a 21 day workshop (delivered in class face to face).

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

  • Workshops (delivered in class – face to face training held bi-monthly)
  • Online Training (including webinars and skype training sessions to facilitate one on one training)
  • Self paced and self-directed learning
  • An AMSA Workplace Task Book completed in a real workplace under the supervision of a suitably qualified person and authenticated by QMTS may be required 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 workshop.
  • All students have access to their own trainer available via phone (Mon to Fri 0900 – 1700) or email and text (at any time) for additional support.
Practical Assessment

Prior to attending a practical assessment

  • Students must complete all the theory assessments and a Workplace Task Book if required
  • Students must complete an on-line application (AMSA Form 426) and provide us with all the required documents identified in the application form
  • Students will be allowed 3 attempts in required for all practical tasks  
Qualification – Units of Competency

This qualification consists of 21 core units which must all be completed to satisfy the requirements of the training package.

Please refer to the Master 35 Course Information Sheet & the Master 35 Upgrade Course Information Sheet for more details on unit specifics.




Master <35 Workshop Dates: 

2019          11 Jan – 01 Feb (Manly, Brisbane)

2019          08 Mar – 05 Apr (Manly, Brisbane)

2019          10 Jun – 23 Jul (Manly, Brisbane)

2019          09 Sep – 29 Oct (Manly, Brisbane)

2020          17 Feb – 31 Mar (Manly, Brisbane)

2020          08 Jun – 22 Jul (Manly, Brisbane)

2020          24 Sept – 12 Nov (Manly, Brisbane)

Master 35 Upgrade Workshop Dates: 

2019          15 Jul – 23 Jul (Manly, Brisbane)

2019          21 Oct – 29 Oct (Manly, Brisbane)

2020          23 Mar – 31 Mar (Manly, Brisbane)

2020          13 Jul – 22 Jul (Manly, Brisbane)

2020          02 Nov – 12 Nov (Manly, Brisbane)

 Credit transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be available for units within this Qualification. Please contact QMTS Administration for further information.
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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MAR40618 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal) | Master < 35m Course  | Brisbane Queensland

Page last updated 22 August 2019