Introduction to the Maritime Industry


This course provides candidates with a base level of knowledge on ships and ports and how they interact.

From the ship perspective, it covers ship types, how they work, what they carry, what rules apply to ships, and how they are managed.

For ports, an introduction is provided as to how a port operates, who the players are within a port, and how ports are managed.

The course aims to provide candidates with sufficient knowledge to understand the maritime industry's basic workings.

Delivery Method:100% online training and assessment
Designed for:
This course is designed for new entrants into the industry, or individuals looking to move into the maritime industry. It will also provide a wider understanding of the maritime industry for those who are already participating in one sector of the industry.
Content Types:Written material, images, video, animations, 3D scenarios
Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this training, participants will:
1. Knowledge of the types of ships used to carry cargo
2. An understanding of the basic operations of ships
3. Comprehension of the types of cargo carried on different ships
4. Knowledge of the port environment and how it is managed
5. Understanding of the interaction between ships and ports
Assessment:An assessment will be provided throughout the course (fully online), you will have unlimited attempts to achieve the 100% pass mark.
Certification:Australian Maritime College Completion Statement.
Duration:Approximately 4 hours
Compatibility: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Android Phone, iPhone, iPad
Enrolment:Click the 'Apply' button to register for the course. Access to the online course will be provided on the next business day.
Course Preview:Click here to preview the online course

  • Duration: Online, approximately 4 hours
  • Course Options: (including GST)
    Course Fee | Online | $295

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