National Certificate III in Marine Mechanic

Program Category


Certificate Level

National Certificate III

National Certificate III in Marine Mechanic


  • General Industry Knowledge.
  • Practice good work ethics.
  • Personal and workplace Hygiene.
  • Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Customer care.
  • Workplace communications.
  • Policies and procedures.
  • Firefighting and damage control.
  • Provide first aid on board.
  • Operate life-saving appliances and apply survival techniques in the event of vessel abandonment.
  • Handle and maintenance of workplace tools and equipment and undertake basic workshop calculations.
  • Maintain the Workshop.
  • Interpret technical drawings.
  • Use power tools/hand held operations.
  • Operate and maintain inboard and outboard engines and propulsion transmission systems.
  • Test, service and replace battery.
  • Repair Transmission system.
  • Hull maintenance.
  • RO plant.
  • AC system.
  • Maintain maritime telecommunication systems and navigational aids.
  • Service ignition system components.
  • Service diesel fuel system.
  • Operate and service engine water pump.
  • Operate and service diesel/petrol electric generator.

Entry Criteria

Completion of Grade 6

15 Weeks