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231213: Ship's Master
State Eligibility Details
Possible Visa Options
Visa Type Eligibility *Caveats Legislative Instrument MLTSSL STSOL ROL Subclass 189 (Skilled Independent) LIN 19/051 Subclass 190 (Skilled Nominated) LIN 19/051 Subclass 489 (State/Territory nominated) LIN 19/051 Subclass 489 (NOT nominated by State/Territory) LIN 19/051 Subclass 485 (Graduate) LIN 19/051 Subclass 482 (TSS) 10,25 LIN 19/048 Subclass 186 (ENS) LIN 19/049 Subclass 187 (RSMS) LIN 19/047 Subclass 407 (Training) LIN 19/050
*Caveats / Applicable circumstances:
10: The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).
25: The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD120,000.
State/Territory Eligibility Summary Table
State/Territory Nomination Visa Subclass 190 Visa Subclass 489 List ACT Australian Capital Territory NSW New South Wales NT Northern Territory QLD Queensland ('Offshore' list) SA South Australia TAS Tasmania VIC Victoria WA Western Australia (General stream) Occupation MAY be eligible Occupation in the 'Supplementary Skilled List' or 'Special Conditions Apply' Occupation NOT on relevant 'State Occupation List', or 'Closed' status; but MAY still be eligible if you meet the requirements Occupation MAY be available for onshore applicants Occupation MAY NOT be eligible
State/Territory Eligibility Details
DAMA - Designated Area Migration Agreement
231213: Ship's Master
- Controls and manages the operations of a ship or boat. Registration or licensing is required.
- Skill Level
- Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
- Assessing Authority
- Alternative Titles
- Ship's Captain
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
- Dredge Master
- Ship's Pilot
- Tug Master
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 2312: Marine Transport Professionals
- Control and manage the operations of ships, boats and marine equipment.
- Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Diploma or higher qualification. Ship's Engineers and Ship's Surveyors require a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing is required.
Indicative Skill Level
- Directing fishing operations by using knowledge about the species sought, fishing areas, seasons and the capabilities of the vessel and crew
- Directing crew in catching fish, molluscs and crustacea at varying depths using nets, lines, poles, pots and traps
- Planning, controlling and coordinating the operational and maintenance requirements of a ship's propulsion and domestic plant and equipment
- Operating plant and equipment and performing routine maintenance on ship's systems including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, steam generating, and fire prevention and control systems
- Controlling and directing shipping operations to ensure the safe and efficient loading and transport of cargo and passengers
- Ensuring compliance with regulations pertaining to safety at sea and protection of the marine environment
- Directing the activities of the deck crew for navigational support tasks, berthing and unberthing, maintenance, cleaning and painting of superstructures, and repair and replacement of defective deck gear and equipment
- Navigating a ship by supervising the ship's course and speed according to predetermined passage plans and safety procedures
- Examining and approving design plans of hulls and equipment such as main propulsion engines, auxiliary boilers and turbines, electrical power generating plant, refrigeration and airconditioning plant and pumping systems
- Conducting periodic surveys throughout a ship's life to ensure standards are maintained
- Other occupations in this Unit Group
- Occupation ceilings program year 2019-2020
- Average Weekly / Annual Earnings 2018
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2013, ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2, cat. no. 1220.0, https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/mf/1220.0