High Voltage Practice

Scheduled Dates

Courses can be arranged to meet demand, please contact: Course Administration Manager.

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* As this course is run as part of a full time AMC course, positions are limited and course dates are subject to change.


4 days

Course Fee

AUD $1,500 (GST exempt)

Course Fee Includes

  • 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 provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage the high voltage generation and distribution installations found on modern ships and other offshore installations.  This includes the design, installation, construction, trouble shooting, maintenance, commission, and calibration of the HV propulsion machinery, ancillary machinery, and related systems in line with statutory and operational requirements.

The course covers planning operation and electrical maintenance functions during routine operations and maintenance cycles, manage and allocate the required procedures and resources to sustain the operation of the vessel, and plan and carry out HV switching operations for repairs including Propulsion systems. This also includes liaisons and reporting to shipping, industry and statutory stakeholders.

Certificate Issue Prerequisite

Please note the following pre-requisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:

JNE 121 Shipboard Operations Engine or equivalent

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.