Port Adelaide Campus

20 North Parade,

Port Adelaide. S.A 5015

(08) 8303 2780

Email: info@afa.edu.au

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Port Lincoln Campus

9 North Quay Blvd

Port Lincoln  S.A 5606

(08) 8683 4888

Email: mswalue@afa.edu.au

Darwin Campus

Level 1, Darwin Ship Stores Building

Fishermans Place N.T. 0800

(08) 8981 9874

0493 845 507

Email: cfrancis@afa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Maritime Operations

(Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

Course information:

This qualification is offered by AMFA to people who are employed or seeking employment in the seafood or maritime industries to operate machinery:

  • On vessels less than 1500kW propulsion power as a Chief Engineer in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

  • On vessels less than 3000kW propulsion power as Second Engineer in the EEZ


This qualification is part of the regulatory requirements to obtain a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 NC Certificate of Competency (CoC).  For other regulatory requirements relating to the Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 NC CoC, please visit the AMSA website to view the current AMSA Guidance Notice http://www.amsa.gov.au.


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal) and a Statement of Attainment from the AMFA. 

Course dates and location:

The duration is thirty (30) training days. 

Please contact AMFA to register your interest in this course.

Classes are generally held between the hours of 8.30am– 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Full attendance is required. 

Some out of hours study will be required.

Course fees: