TAFE Queensland

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Cookery)

MAR30415TAFE Queensland
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Why study this course

Develop a broad range of knowledge and gain practical skills to become a professional cook in the maritime industry. This course is a necessary component of your application to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority to gain a Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification). The maritime passenger transport industry is projected to grow over the next five years within Australia due to an increase in international tourists. Employers are searching for qualified candidates to fill jobs across a wide range of maritime positions. This course will equip you with the practical skills to organise and prepare food, understand the basic methods of cookery and hygiene, provide customer service, and maintain, monitor and control, stock levels. You will also develop sound skills and and knowledge to effectively participate in safe work practices. Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a cook in the maritime industry.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Cairns

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE Queensland can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Cookery)MAR30415

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