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Minimum Age: 18 years.

Prerequisite Certificate: Engine Watch Rating or Able Seafarer Engine or Master/Engineer Class 6 Full

Required Sea Service:

(a) not less than a 24 months of approved sea service on ships of not less than 100 kW. 18 months of the 24 months must be served on duties associated with engine Operation and 6 months of approved workshop;
or
(b) have completed approved education and training of at least 24 months which includes 12 months of onboard training (on ships of not less than 100 kW main propulsion power) documented in an approved engineer officer-training record book;
or
(c) not less than 12 months approved seagoing service on ships of not less than 100 kW engine power whilst holding a Certificate of Competency as Master/Engineer Class 6 Full and completed not less than six months of approved workshop training;
or
(d) not less than 12 months approved seagoing service on ships of not less than 100 kW engine power whilst holding a Certificate of Competency as Engine Watch Rating and completed not less than 6 months of approved workshop training;
or
(e) Not less than 6 months approved workshop whilst holding a Certificate of Competency as Able Seafarer Engine served on duties associated with engine operation.

Course of Study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study.

Must 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