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Minimum Age: 18 years.

Prerequisite Certificate: Class 5 Engineer or MSAF Approval Letter

Required Sea Service:

(a) Not less than 12 months approved seagoing service on ships of not less than 250 kW as a watchkeeping engineer whilst holding a Certificate of Competency as an Engineer Class 5;
or
(b) Have completed approved education and training of at least 36 months which includes 6 months onboard training (on ships not less than 250 kW propulsion power machinery) which include on-board training documented in an approved training record book.

Course of Study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study.

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 a written, practical and 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