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AMC 2nd Chief Engineer

Australian Maritime College

University of Tasmania, Australia

University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a world top 2% ranking University.

Course:

Bachelor of Applied Science, Marine Engineering (leading to AMSA 2/E & C/E CoC).

Course start date:

▪ February (1st week)

▪ June (2nd week)

They run 2 batches in a year.

Course Duration: 

10 months.

Visa duration: 

13 – 14 months

Course Fees: 

Au$ 28,000 (approximately). The fees go up by 4% approximately every year.

Health Insurance:

▪ Single student: Au$1,000. 

▪ Married Couple: Au$4,500. 

▪ Married couple with a child: Au$5,500.

These rates are set by the MEDIBANK insurance company and not the University.

The University admission letter will mention the health insurance cost.

Eligibility: 

You should be holding an STCW III/1 CoC (Unlimited) whilst having completed a minimum of 12 months of sea time as an engineer officer on ships > 750 KW main propulsive power. 

If you are not sure whether your CoC and sea time will be accepted by AMSA, Australia, please apply for AMSA eligibility by filling out the AMSA 419 form and sending the relevant documents email to AMSA in Australia. The AMSA fee payment is to be done online. If you face any issues in filling out the AMSA 419 smart pdf form, kindly let me know. You can Google the latest version of the AMSA 419 form.

AMSA eligibility is advisable but not mandatory for university admissions and visa procedures. Sometimes, the university may ask you to get the AMSA eligibility letter before issuing you an admission letter if they do not feel confident of the sea time documents that you have submitted for admission purposes. 

You need to mandatorily have the AMSA eligibility before sitting for the AMSA orals. Students can apply for AMSA eligibility before travelling to Australia or during their stay in Australia as well. The AMSA eligibility processing time is around 6 weeks. 

Seat booking procedure:

Please email or WhatsApp me the following documents for seat booking with AMC, University of Tasmania.

▪ Passport front page and address page.

▪ CDC front page and sea service stamp pages after your Class 4 (EOOW STCW III/1) CoC.

▪ CoC – All relevant pages including the expiry date page.

▪ STCW basic courses – PST + PSSR + FPFF + EFA.

▪ Class X (O Level), Class XII (A-Level) and any other higher Diploma / Degree level school qualification that you may have.

▪ Oil, Chemical and Gas tanker familiarisation courses (if working on tankers).

Kindly make separate PDF files with proper file names and send them to me on WhatsApp for e.g. one PDF file for Passport, one PDF file for CDC, one PDF file for CoC, one PDF file for all STCW courses, etc., and so on.

If your family (wife and children) wish to accompany you to Australia, we will need their passport scanned copies and your marriage certificate as well. 

There is no payment to be made to the University for booking your seat.

E-mail: kunal.anshuman@springdaleindia.com 

After submission of all documents, the University will issue you a conditional offer letter in about 3 – 4 weeks’ time. This conditional offer letter will come to you by email directly from the University and CC to me.

The conditions mentioned in your offer letter would be the following:

▪ Submission of IELTS Academic or PTE Academic test results. The score required is 6 band overall in IELTS Academic with no score below 5.5. 

The PTE Academic score required is 50 overall with no sectional score below 42.

You can book the IELTS Academic test on:

www.ieltsidpindia.com 

You can book the PTE Academic test on:

www.pearsonpte.com 

▪ Payment of the 1st semester course tuition fees + overseas student health insurance (OSHC) charge. 

This payment will normally be made about 2 – 3 months before the course start date. The balance tuition fees for the 2nd semester will be paid about 6 months later whilst the course is ongoing in Australia. 

The course is divided into 2 semesters. The first-semester course fee is paid to get the visa letter called as CoE issued by the University. The 2nd-semester course fees are to be paid before the start of the 2nd semester in Australia.

Course Modules:

▪ Advanced Marine Engineering (Motor)

▪ Advanced Marine Engineering (General)

▪ Advanced Marine Electrical Engineering

▪ Advanced Marine Control and Automation.

▪ Advanced Applied Mechanics.

▪ Advanced Marine Thermodynamics.

▪ Advanced Electrotechnology.

▪ Advanced Naval Architecture and Ship Construction.

▪ Managerial and Leadership Skills.

▪ + 1 AMSA Orals and STCW advanced courses & ancillary courses (as required).

STCW advanced courses (AFF + MFA + PSCRB + Medicare) and Tanker Courses (Oil, Chemical & Gas):

AMSA, Australia does not accept DG Shipping, India advanced STCW courses as well as tanker courses. So, these courses will have to be mandatorily done in Australia.

If you are a seafarer of some other nationality for e.g. Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Nigeria, Ghana, etc., please email to AMSA at:

quals@amsa.gov.au  

or amsaconnect@amsa.gov.au  

and check if your country STCW advanced courses and tanker courses are accepted by AMSA or not.

Total cost of study & part-time work in Australia:

▪ Tuition Fees: Au$28,000

▪ Health insurance: Au$1,000 (mandatory)

▪ AMSA fees: Au$1,000

▪ Living Expenses: Au$1,200 per month (i.e., Au$14,400 per year)

▪ Flight travel: Au$3,000

▪ Miscellaneous: Au$1,000

▪ Visa Medical: Au$50

▪ Visa fees: Au$650

Total: Au$49,100

PART-TIME WORK:

Students are allowed to work part-time in Australia during their studies. You can work up to 40 hours every fortnightly during term time and full-time during holidays. The minimum wage in Australia is Au$ 23.23 per hour. 

Earnings per month: (40×2) x 23 = Au$1,840

Assuming, you worked for 10 months out of 12 months of stay in Australia, your part-time earnings will be: Au$18,400.

Total expenses for a student who works part-time in Australia and one who does not work part-time in Australia are as given below:

▪ Au$30,700

▪ Au$49,100

Australia is a very expensive place to study and hence most students will do some part-time work to offset at least their living expenses. 

During vacation time, you can work full time and hence earn 2.5X what a student earns monthly part-time, but we have not considered that additional earnings for calculation purposes.

Your spouse is also allowed to work part-time in Australia. 

The cost involved in carrying your wife to Australia is as explained below:

▪ Living Expense: Au$400 per month i.e., Au$4,800 for a year.

▪ Flight ticket: Au$3,000

▪ Health Insurance: Au$3,000

▪ Visa Fees: Au$300

▪ Part-time work earning at minimum pay if working 10 out of 12 months in a year: Au$18,400

Net SURPLUS earned by a working spouse will be Au$7,300.

So, if both student and spouse are working part-time during your 2/E course in Australia, the actual cost will come to: Au$23,400.

Approximate net expenses for a student and spouse under different conditions are given below:

Total expense for the student is Au$ 49,100 (26 Lakhs INR if 1 Au$ = 53 INR) if the student does not work in Australia.

Total expense for the student is Au$ 30,700 (16.30 Lakhs INR if 1 Au$ = 53 INR) if the student works part-time in Australia.

Total expense for the student and wife is Au$ 60,200 (31.90 Lakhs INR if 1 Au$ = 53 INR) if none of them work part-time in Australia.

Total expense for the student and wife is Au$ 23,400 (12.40 Lakhs INR if 1 Au$ = 53 INR) if both work part-time in Australia.

Visa processing:

We will be guiding you with the visa procedure. The visa procedure is totally online now and is similar irrespective of the nationality of the student.

▪ The visa processing time varies from 4 – 8 weeks normally.

▪ The length of the visa is around 14 months.

▪ The breakup of funds that you need to show for your visa is as explained below:

Tuition Fees: Au$28,000

Living Expenses: A$24,505

Health Insurance: Au$1,000

Flight Ticket: Au$3,000

The total visa show money will be Au$56,505 (INR 30 Lakhs if Au$ = 53 INR).

If you are carrying your wife, the additional visa show money will be as below:

Living Expense: Au$8,574

Health Insurance: Au$3,000

Flight Ticket: Au$3,000

Total extra funds to show for your wife will be Au$14,574 (INR 7.8 Lakhs at Au$ = 53 INR)

If children are to accompany you, the extra show money will be as below:

Au$3,670 per child for non-school-going children. 

Au$9,661 per school-going children.

Travel cost per child: Au$3,000

Insurance cost per child: Au$1,000

Educational Loan / Personal Loan:

As you can see, the amount to show for an Australian visa is huge. Hence, most Indian students take loans be it personal loans, educational loans, loans against property, home loan top-ups, loans against insurance policies, loans against jewellery, etc. If you wish to apply for a loan, please do revert.

The money for the visa can be shown as cash in a bank account, fixed deposits, or bank loans. You can also show funds held by your parents, in-laws, and own brother/sister. 

Any sudden reflection of a large amount of money in your bank account will need to be explained with documentary evidence regarding its source as otherwise, that can be a ground for visa refusal.

Permanent Residency (PR) in Australia.

The PR for deck officers, engineer officers and Ships Master was stopped in Australia from 31 July 2017. Before that many seafarers did the Chief Mates or 2/E CoC from Australian Maritime College (AMC), University of Tasmania and took PR in Australia. It is not certain when PR for seafarers will start again for Australia as PR for professions is demand-supply based. Once the seafarers who took PR in Australia move back to shore-based jobs in Australia, one expects that demand will then outstrip supply and seafaring professions will again get included in the shortage occupation list (SoL). It may happen in 1 year or 5 years, that is something nobody can predict. That it will open again is almost a certainty but when it will happen can’t be predicted. As it is over 7 years since PR was stopped for seafarers, it is anticipated that it will reopen in the next 1 – 3 years’ time.

This leaves a student looking to do the Chief Mates or 2/E CoC course from AMC, University of Tasmania with 2 options primarily:

1st Option: Finish your CoC course and obtain your bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from UTas. Come back to your home country and start sailing. Whenever PR starts again for seafarers, apply for it from your home country only. PR processing takes about 6 months, and you will need to contact the Australian govt. licensed migration agents who are called as MARA agents.

2nd Option: After obtaining your 2/E or C/E CoC from AMSA and bachelor’s degree from UTas, proceed to do your MBA in Australia in a relevant field e.g., maritime logistics & supply chain or maritime management from the University of Tasmania. These are 1.5 – 2 years courses. Together the 2E / BSc & MBA will take your total course duration to 2.5 years. The rule in Australia is that if you do 2 years of continuous full-time study at a degree or above level, you get 2 – 4 years of post-study work visa in Australia. As Tasmania is a regional area, you get 3 – 4 years of post-study work visa if you work in Tasmania. Look for employment in Tasmania during your post-study work visa. After completing 1 year of relevant skilled employment in Tasmania then apply for PR under different occupation categories (not seafarer category) e.g. business development manager, market research analyst, procurement manager, quality assurance manager, sales & marketing manager, university lecturer, etc. Your MARA licensed migration agent who files your documents for PR will check your prior academic qualifications and work experience. He will guide you accordingly under which occupation (ANZSCO code) you should file for your PR. If you are married, your wife can work full time (as it is a post-graduate and not an undergraduate course) when you are doing an MBA in Australia. The costs get greatly reduced if you are working part-time and your wife is working full-time during your MBA course and your chances of applying for PR may open for both seafarer and non-seafarer categories.

I have given links to x2 such MBA courses that may be of interest to you in future:

▪ MBA in Maritime Management:

https://www.utas.edu.au/courses/cse/courses/p7h-master-of-business-administration-in-maritime-management 

▪ MBA in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

https://www.utas.edu.au/courses/cse/courses/p7e-master-of-global-logistics-and-supply-chain-management 

Someone with a bachelor’s degree can opt to do this MBA course directly without doing the 2/E course.

I work for the University of Tasmania, Australia and am not a MARA-licensed migration (PR) agent. Hence, though I can help you out with admissions and student visa procedures as I am appointed by the University of Tasmania, I cannot file your PR (residency) application. Also, PR and other migration rules keep on changing depending upon the demand-supply for such jobs in Australia. So, it is best to approach a MARA agent once you finish your studies if you are looking for permanent migration to Australia.

If you wish to enrol, please send the documents as mentioned earlier. Also, please send the below-mentioned information:

▪ Your residential address and postal code.

▪ Any visa refusals for any country in the past.

▪ Travelling alone or with family. If with family, their name and relationship to you.

▪ Any relatives in Australia. If yes, their name, city of residence and relationship to you.

▪ Which batch you wish to join: February or June

▪ Your O level (Class X), A level (Class XII) and any Diploma / Degree certificate as well as course start/end date in the MM/YYYY format for the O level, A level and other diploma/degree qualification.

▪ Your email address.

Contact Us:

Kunal Anshuman,
Springdale India
Tel: +91 – 98927 25375
Email: kunal.anshuman@springdaleindia.com
Visit: www.ukcoc.in 
Address: Office No. 529, Mastermind 4, Royal Palms, Aarey Colony, Goregaon E, Mumbai – 400 065

NOTE:

We have been appointed by the University of Tasmania, Australia to handle their admissions and visas. We do not have any service charge as the University pays us for the work that we do for them.

Study Abroad Options

We also assist with all Non-Marine post-graduation & undergraduate Courses admissions and visas in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Canada, and the USA.

All of our services are free of cost to the students.

For Non Marine Courses :

Call: +91 - 93077 48598.

For all Marine Courses :

Call : +91 98927 25375

Kunal Anshuman,

Springdale India
Tel : +91 - 98927 25375
Email kunal.anshuman@springdaleindia.com
Visit:
www.springdaleindia.com
Address :
Office No. 529, Mastermind 4, Royal Palms, Aarey Colony, Goregaon E, Mumbai – 400 065

Note: To reach our office, take autorickshaw from Goregaon (E) station. It will cost you about 70 Rs/- and the distance is 3.0 kms from station. It should take you about 20 minutes to reach our office in normal traffic conditions from the station. Alternatively, take Bus No. 452 from Goregaon (E) station and get down at the last bus stop i.e. Mayur Nagar. The office is about 10 minutes walk from the Mayur Nagar bus stop. If you are coming from Powai direction, it will take you about 30 minutes to reach our office by auto rickshaw and the fare will be about 150 Rs approximately.

Please call before you plan to come to the office so that we can schedule a mutually convenient date and time.

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