Maritime Sector News

New maritime training opportunities in Bundaberg

New maritime training opportunities in Bundaberg

As part of the Regional Skills Investment Strategy project in Bundaberg, a range of maritime training courses have been developed for local delivery to meet industry demand. The Yalga-binbi Institute for Community Development will be delivering these courses at its...

COVID-19 Maritime Updates

COVID-19 Maritime Updates

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) have announced exemptions they may use during the COVID-19 period: Certificate Exemptions Temporary crewing permits  – This allows you to operate temporarily below the minimum crewing requirements that apply to the...

Women on the Water scholarships awarded

Women on the Water scholarships awarded

More local women are being encouraged to get a foot in the door of the booming aquaculture and maritime industries in Tasmania. Seafood and Maritime Training (SMT) has awarded inaugural ‘Women on the Water’ scholarships to five young women who are keen to advance...

IRC Project Update – Maritime

IRC Project Update – Maritime

The Maritime Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has developed a Case for Change for the following: - MAR Electro-Technical Officer Case for Change - MAR Skill Sets Case for Change * Courtesy of Australian Industry Standards

Maritime Training Package Development

Maritime Training Package Development

The Maritime Industry Reference Committee is seeking feedback in regards to the below cases for change within the MAR Maritime Training Package. 1. MAR Electro-technical Officer Units of Competency and Qualification A Case for Change has been developed by the Maritime...

Maritime IRC Skills Forecast Survey

Maritime IRC Skills Forecast Survey

The Maritime Industry Reference Committee (IRC) invites stakeholders to provide feedback to inform the development of the 2018 Maritime IRC Skills Forecast. Feedback can be provided by clicking here. The opportunity to have input into the 2018 IRC Skills Forecast...

Maritime Industry Infographic

Maritime Industry Infographic

Workforce: The number of individuals employed within the industry as measured by ABS. Value Add: The industry’s contribution to the Australian GDP (measured in $AUD billions). Growth: The anticipated percentage growth of the Workforce, over the next five years (to...

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