Australian Cruise Academy
Australian coastal cruising
Pacific Islands cruising
Academy Scholarships are offered for a Diploma in Cruise ship operations, Hospitality and Care services onboard our associate cruise ships. There is no time limit to gain true competency assessment.
Graduation at Cert. III or Cert.IV can be negotiated in your scholarship.
Scholarship benefits are:
Continuation review and interview:
Program delivery: All our programs are residential, either onboard cruise ships operating regular cruise schedules on the Australian coast (Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane) and in the South Pacific Islands.
Vac.School: A 6 week school holiday program, either as 6 weeks summer or 3 x 2 week term vacs. designed to provide school leavers with a taste of Australian Cruise Academy life. Click here for details
Entry to Diploma course: February or July of each year. Click here for Application Details
Minimum scholarship contract: 10 weeks which can be extended with good report and by agreement. There is no limit to the time you require to achieve competency.
Core: Essential units are shipboard safety, Provide First Aid, VHF Marine Radio Operator certificate and the hospitality certificate core. RPL Credit for current training will be considered.
Elective Selection: In addition we offer a selection of elective programs to build your program. Client Care Services and outdoor recreation units are an overlay in all ACA course work. There is no limit to the time you spend achieving your goals. You can extend your portfolio over a wide range at cert.III level or extend vertically into Cert.IV within your Diploma. You gain formal recognition of competency at your own rate. There is no set time to acheive competency. You can volunteer for as much time and experience as you wish. Your course has a minimum practical time requirement that must be completed.
You can elect to graduate at Cert.III or Cert.IV level and move on.
Training package units available for electives:
Your Academy Masters onboard will assist you to remain focussed on your course work and are available to assist you in any matter of concern.