Registered Training & Qualifications
Volunteer Marine Rescue Association Queensland is a registered Training Organisation (RTO 6019).
Coxswain Training & Qualifications
Through each squadron, the State Association provides the required MAR training Units and issuing of Qualifications for a VMR Crew Member to obtain a CERTIFICATE II in AMSA Grade 1 Near Coastal Waters MARITIME OPERATIONS – COXSWAIN GRADE 1.
The VMR Crew Member can then apply to AMSA or an AMSA approved RTO for their oral exam`s to obtain their Commercial Coxswain Qualification. The issuance of this Qualification is dependent upon the successful completion of all the required NC1 Coxswain Units, LROCP, current First Aid, Task Book completion, Medical Examination, Eye test and minimum sea time requirements, depending on sea time restrictions may apply.
Vessel Crew Training & Qualifications
The minimum requirement necessary for VMR Vessel Crew is CERTIFICATE I Shipboard Safety Skill Set (MARSS00008), which is to be completed within 6 months of joining as a vessel crew member.
Each squadron has TAE Trainer and Assessors to provide the MAR training and most squadrons also have a MRQ approved Assessor.
For further information about our training organisation registration, visit www.training.gov.au.
Membership Information & Induction
Please use the link below to download the VMR Membership Information and Induction Kit.
Membership Information & Induction Kit (PDF – 1.13MB)