TAFE Queensland offers specialised maritime facilities ranging from basic fibreglassing through to marine mechanics at our Coomera Marine location. Our courses are developed in partnership with industry professionals, ensuring you graduate with the skills you need to work with large industry employers including Yamaha, Suzuki and Honda.
Cruise into a marine career with TAFE Queensland. Our Coomera Marine campus is situated in the heart of the Gold Coast Marine Precinct in Coomera, approximately 15 kilometres from Surfers Paradise.
Located in the heart of the marine precinct at Coomera this specialised training facility is based on-site with the Gold Coast's largest boat building employer, Riviera. The facility boasts two levels of world-class, industry-style workshops and specialised learning spaces. Equipped with the latest marine equipment, you’ll get the best of both worlds in both practical and theory-based training.
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)