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


 Certificate III in Maritime Operations

(Master up to 24 Metres Near Coastal)

This qualification is offered by AMFA to people who are employed or seeking employment in the seafood or maritime industries to command a commercial marine vessel:

  • Up to 24 metres in length within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

This qualification is part of the regulatory requirements to obtain a Master <24m NC Certificate of Competency (CoC).  For other regulatory requirements relating to the Master <24m 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 MAR30918 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) and a Statement of Attainment from the AMFA.

Course location and dates:

Course duration is thirty (30) days without the MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set

Please refer to the MARSS00008 course information sheet for more detailed information on this component.

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:


$2150* (Subsidised Prices), $6500 Full Fee

* Under the South Australian Government's Work Ready initiative you must check your eligibility by visiting http://www.skills.sa.gov.au/ to determine what government subsidies may be available for your training. Once you have established your eligibility please contact our friendly Client Services Staff on (08)8303 2780 or info@afa.edu.au