Marine Transport Professionals nec - ANZSCO 231299


This occupation group covers Marine Transport Professionals not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level



1. Boating Safety Officer (Aus)
2. Marine Safety Officer
3. Vessel Traffic Officer (Aus)

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
2. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
3. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 2312 Marine Transport Professionals


control and manage the operations of ships, boats and marine equipment.


1. directing fishing operations by using knowledge about the species sought, fishing areas, seasons and the capabilities of the vessel and crew
2. directing crew in catching fish, molluscs and crustacea at varying depths using nets, lines, poles, pots and traps
3. planning, controlling and coordinating the operational and maintenance requirements of a ship's propulsion and domestic plant and equipment
4. 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
5. controlling and directing shipping operations to ensure the safe and efficient loading and transport of cargo and passengers
6. ensuring compliance with regulations pertaining to safety at sea and protection of the marine environment
7. 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
8. navigating a ship by supervising the ship's course and speed according to predetermined passage plans and safety procedures
9. 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
10. conducting periodic surveys throughout a ship's life to ensure standards are maintained

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group 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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 231211 Master Fisher
2. 231299 Marine Transport Professionals nec
3. 231212 Ship's Engineer
4. 231213 Ship's Master
5. 231214 Ship's Officer
6. 231215 Ship's Surveyor