AMSA Exemption 38 Low Complexity Duties (Commercial Boat Licence)

MSSCT is an AMSA approved training organisation offering Exemption 38 Low Complexity duties courses based in Ipswich, offering courses in South East Queensland

 

Pre-Requisites

  • No sea time required
  • No task book required
  • No oral examination required
  • Prior completion OLS online training (approx. 4 hours) at no additional cost with the one day face to face course

 

Flexible delivery method options:

  • At your workplace by arrangement or our training room at Ipswich
  • Using your Domestic Commercial Vessel or ours supplied
  • 2 day face to face course
  • 1 day face to face course with the prior completion of  OLS online training (approx. 4 hours) at no additional cost

 

Cost:

2 Day face to face course

  • $950 one person
  • $850 two persons
  • $750 three persons or above

 

1 Day face to face course (with the prior completion of  OLS online training)

  • $750 one person
  • $650 per person with two persons
  • $550 per person with three or more persons

 

Locations:

  • Group courses at your workplace in Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast  or Sunshine Coast areas in Queensland on request
  • Individual courses available using our training vessel supplied for the practical session, in Ipswich, Queensland on request

 

Exemption 38 is for limited maritime operations that undertake low complexity duties to operate Domestic Commercial Vessel.

 

AMSA Legislation

 

AMSA Exemption 38

 

Marine Safety (Low complexity duties) Exemption 38, 2017 (No. 2) commences February 2018 and ceases 30 June 2020

 

INLAND WATERS (Non Tidal):

Commanding, or operating the engines of,

a vessel <12 m long, if:

the vessel has propulsion power:

(i) for an inboard engine — <100 kW; or

(ii) for an outboard engine — <250 kW; and  (b) the person operates only outboard engines if the person has no inboard engine sea service or training; and

(c) the person commands, or operates the engines of, the vessel only in daylight hours; and

(d) the vessel, carrying or not carrying passengers

If the vessel is a TENDER or AUXILIARY VESSEL — any waters that are ≤1 nautical mile from the parent vessel and in which the vessel is in sight of, and capable of communicating with, the parent vessel;

 

SMOOTH and OTHER RESTRICTED WATERS:

Commanding, or operating the engines of,

a vessel <12 m long, if:

(a) the vessel has propulsion power:

(i) for an inboard engine — <100 kW; or

(ii) for an outboard engine — <250 kW; and

(b) the person operates only outboard engines if the person has no inboard engine sea service or training; and

(c) the person commands, or operates the engines of, the vessel only in daylight hours; and

(d) the vessel is not carrying passengers; and (e) the vessel is only in the following areas:

(i) smooth waters;

(ii) any waters:

(A) within 1 nautical mile from the previous point of departure from shore; and

(B) within 1 nautical mile from shore;

(iii) any waters of an aquaculture lease approved by a State or Territory authority, and any waters approved by a State or Territory authority for the daily transit to and from the aquaculture lease;

(iv) any waters within 250 m of a structure fixed to the shore;

(v) sheltered waters (Smooth and partially Smooth Waters) within 2 nautical miles from shore

 

OTHER WATERS:

Approved by the National Regulator 4 Commanding, or operating the engines of, a vessel <12 m long, if:

(a) the vessel has propulsion power:

(i) for an inboard engine — <100 kW; or

(ii) for an outboard engine — <250 kW; and

(b) the person operates only outboard engines if the person has no inboard engine sea service or training; and

(c) the vessel is only in a marina or mooring area

 

WATER-SPORTS BOATS:

Commanding, or operating the engines of, a vessel <12 m long, if:

(a) the vessel is used only for towing persons; and

(b) the vessel, carrying or not carrying passengers, is only in waters that are approved as water ski areas by a State or Territory authority; and

(c) the vessel has propulsion power, for an inboard or outboard engine, <500 kW; and

(d)  the person commands, or operates the engines of, the vessel only in daylight hours

 

Course Criteria:

  1. Vessel, crew and passenger preparation
  2. Weather and Tides
  3. Navigation
  4. Manoeuvring
  5. Rope work
  6. Emergencies

Criteria 4 and 5 covered in practical training and assessment

 

AMSA Final Practical Assessment Record

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