The Navigation Centre and Maritime Study Centre - Study

Page last updated  03 Feb 2016 1320hrs

 

      

  We offer EXTERNAL STUDIES as well as CLASSROOM courses
or
you can do a mixture of both.

Click on a course name (in the table below) for the AMSA GUIDANCE NOTES 

CLASSROOM COURSES Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 Aug 2016 Sept2016 Oct 2016 Nov 2016 Dec2016
ELEMENTS OF SHIPBOARD SAFETY 18 - 20 Jan 29 Feb to 2 Mar 18 - 20 Apr 20 - 22 June 29 - 31 Aug 10 - 12 Oct 28 - 30 Nov 16
MARINE RADIO 21 - 22 Jan 3 - 4 Mar 21 - 22 Apr 23 - 24 June 1 - 2 Sept 13 - 14 Oct 1 - 2 Dec
FIRST AID & CPR 6 Feb 5 Mar 23 Apr 25 June 3 Sept 15 Oct 3 Dec
COXSWAIN GRADE 1* 25 Jan - 19 Feb

23 May -

17 June 12 Sept - 7 Oct
COXSWAIN GRADE 2* Block 1
25 - 29 Jan
Block 2
8 - 19 Feb
Block 1
23 - 27 May
Block 2
6 - 17 June
Block 1
12 - 16 Sept
Block 2
26 Sept - 7 Oct
MASTER UP TO 24mtrs* 7 Mar - 8 Apr 25 Jul - 26 Aug
MASTER UP TO 35mtrs* CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE MASTER UP TO 35MTR NC COURSE
MED 3 Postponed 7 - 18 Nov
MED 2 CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE MED 2 and/or MED 1 COURSE
MED 1

EXTERNAL STUDIES*

ENROL AT ANY TIME IN ONLINE/ EXTERNAL COURSES
 

COURSES

As of 1 January 2015 EVERY student MUST have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).  Every time you enrol in a course with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) you will need to supply your USI.  To obtain your USI CLICK HERE and fill in the required information. COURSE LENGTH AND COST
All course prices are the same whether you do the course externally/online or if you sit in the classroom.
 

FIRST AID  HLTAID003 
FLYER

This course can NOT be done online/remotely.  Classroom attendance is compulsory.

Four to five hour course.

Course fee:  $130.00

Classroom attendance course.  You will be given a 'Workbook' when you pay for your course.  The Workbook is to be completed BEFORE you attend the classroom course and brought with you on the day of your course.
CPR  (Resuscitation) HLTAID001
FLYER

This course can NOT be done online/remotely.  Classroom attendance is compulsory.
Two to three hour course.

Course fee:  $60.00

Classroom attendance course.  You will be given a 'Workbook' when you pay for your course.  The Workbook is to be completed BEFORE you attend the classroom course and brought with you on the day of your course.

ELEMENTS OF SHIPBOARD SAFETY
FLYER 


This course can NOT be done online/remotely.  Classroom attendance is compulsory.

No wetsuits or rashies are allowed to be worn for the water component.

Three day course

Course fee:  $495.00
Admin fee:     $35.00

Classroom attendance course only.  Not available online/externally.

 

LONG RANGE OPERATOR CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY (LROCP)
(Formerly known as Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency MROCP)
FLYER

                  

Two day course - classroom only

Course fee:  $355.00
Admin fee:  $35.00

 

Course Fee includes:
Marine Radio Operators Handbook $49
LROCP Licence & Exam $80


Classroom attendance course only.  Not available online/externally.

Please allow two weeks for your exam results to be sent to you.  The exams are marked in Launceston, Tasmania.  The exams are NOT marked at The Navigation Centre and NO, there is no way of getting your results sooner.

 

MED 3 
FLYER

Two week course in the classroom

Course fee:  $2,450.00
Admin fee:  $35.00

 

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE MED 2 and/or MED 1 COURSE MED 2
FLYER
Three week course in the classroom

Course fee:  $3,630.00
Admin fee:  $35.00


No dates set for 2016 as yet
 
CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE MED 2 and/or MED 1 COURSE MED 1
FLYER
Five weeks in the classroom

Course fee:  $3,550.00
Admin fee:  $35.00


No dates set for 2016 as yet
 

 

COXSWAIN GRADE 1 NC
FLYER

Four week course in the classroom

Course fee:  $2,850.00
Admin fee:  $35


OR

Up to 12 months to complete externally with approx one week of classroom time to complete exams and practical
 

COXSWAIN GRADE 2 NC
FLYER

Three week course in the classroom broken up into two blocks

Course fee:  $1,650.00
Admin fee:  $35.00


OR

Up to 12 months to complete online/externally with approx two days of classroom time to complete exams and practical

MASTER up to 24 mtrs (NC)
FLYER


 

Five week course in the classroom

Course fee:  $3,950.00
Admin fee:  $35.00


OR

Up to 12 months to complete online/externally with approx one week of classroom time to complete exams and practical

 

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE MASTER UP TO 35MTR NC COURSE MASTER up to 35 mtrs (NC)
FLYER

Course fee:  $4,700.00
Admin fee:  $35.00

No dates set for 2016 as yet

COURSE HOURS

0830hrs to 1630hrs

Monday to Friday (As a general rule we do not run courses on public holidays unless there are special circumstances)

CLASSROOM LOCATION

9 Railway Avenue, Railway Estate, Townsville.
(Next to the Caltex Service Station)

 CLICK HERE  for a map to our classroom

ENROL

Call us direct on 07 4772 1069 or email us shop@thenavigationcentre.com.au

WE DO PROVIDE

Our classroom is equipped with a fridge & freezer, microwave, cutlery, tea/coffee cups, coffee, sugar & milk.  For courses we provide, hearing protection, high visibility vests, hard hats, life raft and life jackets.

FREE WiFi in our classroom, so please feel free to bring your laptop/tablet.

WE DO NOT PROVIDE

Cold drinks, meals, snacks, sunscreen, sun hats, sun glasses, towels, covered clothing for engine room/slipway visits, safety boots or navigation equipment.

 

WHAT TO BRING IF YOU ARE DOING A CLASSROOM COURSE

For all courses you will need to bring PEN, PENCIL, ERASER, RULER and CALCULATOR

Coxswain Grade 1

Parallel ruler, compass/divider set, calculator and your Workplace Based Taskbook if you have one.  Australian Boating Manual by Dick Gandy (current edition 5th) & Steel capped boots.

FREE WiFi in our classroom, so please feel free to bring your laptop/tablet.

Coxswain Grade 2

Calculator and your Workplace Based Taskbook if you have one.  Australian Boating Manual by Dick Gandy (current edition 5th) & Steel capped boots.

FREE WiFi in our classroom, so please feel free to bring your laptop/tablet.

Master up to 24mtrs & Master up to 35mtrs

Steel capped boots.  Parallel ruler, compass/divider set, calculator,  Australian Boating Manual by Dick Gandy (current edition 5th) and your Workplace Based Taskbook if you have one. 

FREE WiFi in our classroom, so please feel free to bring your laptop/tablet.

MED 1, 2 & 3

Steel capped boots, long sleeve shirt, long pants (for engine room work), Workplace Based Taskbook if you have one.  Australian Boating Manual by Dick Gandy (current edition 5th)

FREE WiFi in our classroom, so please feel free to bring your laptop/tablet.

 

Elements of Shipboard Safety

Towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat
Wetsuits are NOT permitted.  Long pants, long sleeve shirt and covered footwear (sandshoes).  You will be swimming in this clothing as well as taking part in putting out a fire.  If you do not have long pants, long sleeve shirt and covered footwear, you can not take part in the practical and therefore will not complete the course.

 

Marine Radio

Pen/pencil and photo ID.

FREE WiFi in our classroom, so please feel free to bring your laptop/tablet.

PARKING

Parking is in the street (Seventh Street)  We do ask that you do NOT park in front of our doorway as our couriers, customers and shipping agents need to use that space during business hours).

WHAT TO WEAR

Covered footwear, neat casual clothing, no singlets and no thongs.

 

IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE LATE

Please call 4772 1069 and leave a message with your full name and phone number 

 


The five day (40 hr) ECDIS course is run in Cairns at the Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Tingira Street, Portsmith.
For more information on ECDIS courses please click on the ECDIS button or call 07 4041 9800

 
For information regarding the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved Compass Adjuster's Theory Course click on the Compass Adjuster Course button.