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Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

The Great Barrier Reef International Marine College (GBRIMC) offers a comprehensive range of training qualifications and certificates for the maritime industry. The campus is located along Chinaman Creek in the suburb of Portsmith, just a short 10 minute drive south of the Cairns city centre.

What's on offer at the GBRIMC campus

GBRIMC delivers a range of industry-recognised maritime courses in specialised training facilities. The campus offers a comprehensive range of qualifications from certificate I through to certificate IV in maritime operations, as well as skill sets in safety, marine radio, and fire fighting.

Facilities and services

  • 20 metre commercially registered vessel
  • Desktop simulators
  • Engineering workshops
  • Full mission bridge simulator
  • Multi-purpose Emergency Response Training Simulator (MERTS)
  • Sea survival training immersion pool
  • Tug optimised bridge
 
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College - Facilities Showcase

Our modern training facility offers a comprehensive range of training qualifications and certificates. Training complies with the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (IMO STCW).

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

Street address

55-61 Tingira Street,
Portsmith Qld 4870

Postal address

55-61 Tingira Street,
Portsmith Qld 4870

Monday 8.30am-4pm
Tuesday 8.30am-4pm
Wednesday 8.30am-4pm
Thursday 8.30am-4pm
Friday 8.30am-4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Public transport

Taxi services are available through Cairns Taxis however there is no public transport available to the GBRIMC campus.

Cycling

If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option to get to class.

Parking

We have plenty of free on-site parking available for students at our GBRIMC campus.

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