National Certificate III in Boat Operations

Program Category


Certificate Level

National Certificate III

National Certificate III in Boat Operations


  • Apply work ethics and professionalism
  • Provide effective customer care
  • Perform basic computer operations
  • Practice personal safety and social responsibilities
  • Apply Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Skills
  • Practice Personal Survival Techniques
  • Apply elementary first aid skills
  • Apply awareness on ship security
  • Perform navigation and chart works
  • Undertake bridge watch keeping
  • Operate electronic navigation equipment
  • Operate radio communication system
  • Comply with maritime regulations
  • Perform cargo handling and stowage
  • Perform vessel handling
  • Apply meteorological knowledge and skills
  • Familiarize with ship construction, stability and damage control
  • Process financial transactions
  • Operate and maintain vessel’s engine and system

Entry Criteria

Completion of Grade 6

15 Weeks