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Minimum Age: Not prescribed.
Prerequisite Certificate: Engineer Class 2

Required Sea Service:
(a) 12 months approved seagoing service on ships powered by main engine of 3000 kW propulsion power or more on unlimited voyage as an Engineer Officer in charge of an engine-room watch on ships using propulsion of the kind to which the certificate relates whilst holding a Certificate of Competency as an Engineer Class 2;
or
(b) 24 months approved sea service. 12 months served on ships of not less than 750 kW propulsion power while holding a certificate as Engineer Watchkeeper and 12 months must be served on ships of not less than 3,000 kW propulsion power while holding a certificate as Engineer Class 2 and serving in the capacity of second engineer on ships using propulsion of the kind to which the certificate relates.

Course of Study
Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study that at least meets the standards specified in Table A-III/2 of the STCW Code’78, as amended and includes management training and knowledge of the International Safety Management Code and relevant simulator training and assessment.
Hold the following current Certificates:
(a) valid Certificate of Medical Fitness for service in the engine department;
(b) valid eye sight and color test certificate;
(c) Certificate of Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats. Section A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended;
(d) Medical First Aid at Sea. Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended;
(e) Advanced Firefighting and Control. Section A-VI/3 of the STCW Code’78, as amended;
(f) Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities. Section A- VI/1-4 of the STCW Code’78, as amended; and
(g) Engine Resource Management Certificate.
(h) Security Awareness Training. Section A-VI/6 of the STCW Code’78, as amended.

Examination
Must have passed an oral examination in appropriate operational knowledge conducted by a governing body marine engineer Examiner.

Classes @ FMA

9 - 13 January 2017

 Updating Course for Deck Officer -  Management Level

23 - 27 January 2017  Updating Course for Deck Officer -  Operational Level