As a maritime student at TAFE Queensland you'll have access to an extensive range of state-of-the-art training resources including a full mission bridge simulator, boat building facilities, and a twenty metre commercially registered vessel.
Equipped with the latest marine equipment, you’ll get the best of both worlds in both practical and theory-based training at this specialised marine training facility.
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
The Great Barrier Reef International Marine College (GBRIMC) offers a comprehensive range of Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved training in world-class facilities.
Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction
Gain the technical knowledge and practical skills required to work as a boat builder and repairer with this intermediate-level course.
- Boat Repairer/Builder
- Boat Builder and Repairer (Wooden and Aluminium Boats)
- Boat Builder and Repairer (Moulding and Fibreglass)
Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Master up to 35 metres Near Coastal)
Take the next step in your career and enhance your expertise as a maritime seafarer. This course will equip you with specialised skills and knowledge to sail as Ship Master on vessels up to 35 metres in length.
- Ship's Mate (Vessels up to 80m)
- Ship's Master
Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)
Embark upon an exciting career in the maritime industry. This course will provide you with the practical skills to act as a Chief Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power up to 750kW or Second Engineer on a vessel with an inboard engine with propulsion power up to 1500kW.
- Second Engineer (Vessels up to 1500kW)
- Chief Engineer (Vessels up to 750kW)
- Chief Engineer (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Near Coastal)