Marine Studies is an exciting HSC subject where lessons learned in the classroom are complemented with a ‘hands on’ and ‘feet in’ approach to learning.
Course Hours – 240hrs
Unit Value – 2 Unit Prelim, 2 Unit HSC
Marine Studies is an exciting HSC subject where lessons learned in the classroom are complemented with a ‘hands on’ and ‘feet in’ approach to learning. To study the marine environment and man’s interaction with it, students will go to the beach, visit rock platforms, surf, drive outboard powered boats, swim, fish, sail, canoe, snorkel and skin dive. As well as developing skills in popular leisure activities, this Senior Marine Studies course will lay foundations for further training and career paths towards employment in Hospitality and Tourism, the Outdoor Recreation sector, the Seafood Industry, the Maritime Industry and the Boating Industry.
Students interested in an exciting and interesting career working with an outdoor adventure company, a dive operator, on a charter fishing boat, on a cruise ship, ferry or any commercial vessel, can commence training by enrolling in Senior Marine Studies
- Outdoor Tour Guide
- Dive Operator
- Charter Fishing Boat Crew
- Aquaculture Farm Assistant
- Marina Worker
- Slipway Operator
- Work for Government Departments such as Fisheries
- Water Police and Marine Parks