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Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal
Certificate II in Maritime Operations
Course Duration & Fees:

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 12 metres in length

  • With propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 500kW for an inboard engine


Carry passengers on this vessel:

  • Inshore or

  • As a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)


This qualification is part of the regulatory requirements to obtain a Coxswain Grade 1 NC Certificate of Competency (CoC).  For other regulatory requirements relating to the Coxswain Grade 1 NC CoC, please visit the AMSA website

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