V-103/2: VTS Supervisor Training

Course Prerequisites

Participants must hold, and present upon enrolment, an IALA approved V-103/1 Vessel Traffic Services Basic Training Certificate.

Additional documentation required for the course:

As part of the VTS Supervisor course, participants will be required to prepare a RPL portfolio during the course, which will comprise part of the evaluation of Module 5 – Preparation of Reports 3. It constitutes a direct link between each individual’s training and experience to the objectives of the course.

In order to do this, participants are advised that they must bring the following documentation with them to the course:

  1. Job description (electronic format if possible)
  2. Up-to-date Resume or c.v.
  3. Description/narrative of personal experience related to: marine / job related projects, marine /job related committees
  4. Copies of certificates/awards related to marine activities or responsibilities or personal development courses
  5. Description of own port VTS / LPS


Scheduled Dates

Additional courses can be arranged, please contact: AMCS.Training@utas.edu.au

Location Start Date End Date Status Register
Launceston, TAS Apr 09 2018 Apr 20 2018 Places Available Register Now

Course Registration

Acknowledgment of registration will be provided by return email. Confirmation of registration is provided upon payment of the course fees, and subject to AMCS Registration Terms.


10 days

Course Fee

2018:  AUD $7,100 (GST exempt)

Course Fee Include

  • Course notes and writing materials
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary WIFI access

AMCS Registration Terms

To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required.  Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty.  Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.

AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course.  Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.

When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.

Course Aim

This course meets the requirements of IALA Model Course V-103/2 and covers the knowledge and practical competencies required in order to gain endorsement as a VTS Supervisor.


Upon successful completion of this phase, participants will be awarded with an IALA approved V-103/2 Vessel Traffic Services Operator Supervisor certificate.

Full attendance and participation in ALL activities during the course will satisfy the required performance criteria.


Location Information

The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston Tasmania

Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham.  Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00.

Parking:  Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.

Accommodation Options

On-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is provided here, together with off-campus options.

Payment Options

To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit).  Payment methods accepted:

  • Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
  • Bank Deposit
  • Cheque/Money Order
  • Company Invoice (approved companies only)

Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.