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Minimum Age: 18 years.

Prerequisite Certificate: Safety Certificate (Pre-Sea Training) or MSAF Approval Letter.

Required Sea Service: 6 months approved seagoing service.

Course of Study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study that at least meets the standards specified in Section A-II/4 of the STCW Code’78, as amended for ratings forming part of a navigational watch.

Must hold the following current Certificates:

(a) valid Certificate of Medical Fitness for service in the deck department;
(b) valid eye sight test certificate;
(c) Proficiency in Personal Survival techniques. Section A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended;
(d) Proficiency in Elementary First Aid at Sea. Section A-VI/I-3 of the STCW Code’78, as amended;
(e) Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Firefighting. Section A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code’78, as amended; and
(f) Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities. Section AVI/1-4 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 Nautical Examiner- MSAF.

Classes @ FMA

9 - 13 January 2017

 Updating Course for Deck Officer -  Management Level

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