Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 
Near Coastal
Certificate IV in Maritime Operations
Course Duration & Fees:
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


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.


Some out of hours study will be required.

Please contact AMFA to register your interest in this course.