​The final Case for Endorsement and training package materials for MAR Training Package (Release 7.0) have been submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC). This included work on the following projects:

The Maritime Industry Reference Committee updated the entry level qualification Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal) and developed new Units of Competency and Skill Sets for specialist maritime operations in Dynamic Positioning, Compass Adjusting and Maritime Towage.

Licensing and regulatory requirements were incorporated into the qualification, Skill Sets and Units of Competency to meet the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV Part D), Marine Orders (MO) and/or International Maritime Organisation (IMO) standards.