Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Integrated Rating

Working as an Integrated Rating you will be a general crew member on a ship and your work can be varied. You could be completing lookout duties on deck and steering a vessel under the direction of the officer of the watch, or you could be carrying out maintenance duties in the engine room under the direction of engineering officers.

Summary of Training

Core Units -17 required

  • Provide first aid
  • Contribute to basic cargo operations on liquefied gas tankers
  • Contribute to basic cargo operations on oil and chemical tankers (basic oil and chemical)
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on a vessel
  • Perform dogging on board a vessel
  • Use and care for hand and power tools
  • Assist in an emergency response
  • Contribute to fire prevention and firefighting (basic firefighting)
  • Follow vessel security procedures (security awareness training)
  • Observe personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR)
  • Operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures
  • Operate survival craft, rescue boats and lifesaving appliances (proficiency in survival craft)
  • Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment and personal survival techniques (PST)
  • Follow environmental work practices
  • Use seamanship skills on board a vessel
  • Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • Enter confined space

Elective Units – 10 required

  • Maintain mooring equipment
  • Perform mooring and unmooring activities
  • Shift mooring lines using mechanical means
  • Operate deck machinery, cargo handling gear and equipment on a vessel
  • Perform rigging on board a vessel
  • Steer a vessel under direction of the Master
  • Contribute to monitoring and controlling a safe navigational watch          
  • Contribute to routine engine maintenance on a vessel
  • Contribute to the operation of engine equipment and associated propulsion plant
  • Contribute to monitoring and controlling a safe engine watch

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

Job Pathways

This occupation fits generally with these groupings

Industry Group
Automotive, Transport & Maritime

Work Type
Analytic & Investigative
Manual & Realistic

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Employment and wage data for this industry

Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2020: 158

Source: VOCSTATS, extracted on 13/07/2021. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry in employment (in any industry).

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2019, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Wage

Average wage of Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry employed full-time after training.

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2019, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

Growth in employment in this overall industry in the past 5 years. *Pre COVID-19 data

Source: Department of Education, Skills and Employment, 2019. AATIS analysis.

Industry Size

The number of employees in this overall industry compared with other Australian industries. *Pre COVID-19 data

Source: Department of Education, Skills and Employment, 2019. AATIS analysis.

Industry Wage

Average wage of employees in this overall industry. *Pre COVID-19 data

Source: Department of Education, Skills and Employment, 2019. AATIS analysis.

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Availability Information and More Details

Integrated Rating - MAR30220
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ASbA
Classification T T *
Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)

A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship
T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship
* = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

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Commencements

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 12/07/2021, rounded estimates for January 2020 to December 2020. This data is for general information purposes only.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbA)

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ANZSCO Classification: 899211

Note: This is an indicative Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) classification for this occupation, provided as a guide only. Apprenticeship Network providers should refer to DET guidelines regarding ANZSCO codes.

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