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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.

(Note: a Master Class 3 may gain cross credit to Deck Watchkeeper).

Minimum Age: 18 years.

Prerequisite Certificate: Fiji School Leaving Certificate.

Required Sea Service:

(a) 36 months approved sea service whilst holding a deck watch rating certificate serving on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage on near coastal voyage;
or
(b) have approved seagoing service on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage of not less than 18 months as part of an approved training program (approved cadet training program) which include on-board training meeting the requirements of Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended and is documented in an approved training record book. 12 months of the 18 months required sea service must be on ships engaged on near coastal voyage;

Course of Study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study that at least meets the standards specified in Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended and includes practical training in ECDIS, ARPA, radar and electronic navigation and relevant simulator training and assessment;

Must hold the following current Certificates:

(a) valid Certificate of Medical Fitness for service in the deck 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) Proficiency in Medical First Aid at Sea. Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended;
(e) Proficiency in Advanced Firefighting. 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;
(g) GMDSS -General Operators Certificate; or Radio Operators Certificate
(h) Bridge Resource Management Certificate;
(i) 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 Nautical Examiner- MSAF.

Minimum Age: Not Prescribed.

Prerequisite Certificate: Master Class 5 and MSAF Approval Letter.

Required Sea Service:

(a) 12 months approved seagoing service as a watchkeeping officer holding a Certificate of Competency not lower than a Master Class 5.

Course of Study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study that at least meets the standards specified in Section A-II/3 of the STCW Code’78, as amended for masters on ships engaged in Near-coastal voyages and includes practical training in ECDIS, ARPA, radar and electronic navigation and relevant simulator training and assessment.

Must hold the following current Certificates:

(a) valid Certificate of Medical Fitness for service in the deck 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;
(g) GMDSS -General Operators Certificate; or Radio Operators 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 Nautical Examiner.

Minimum Age: 18 years.

Prerequisite Certificate: MSAF Approval Letter.

Required Sea Service:
(a) 12 months of approved sea service on ships more than 750 kW, main engine power and demonstrate competencies as outlined in Table A III/5 of the STCW Code’78, as amended; or
or
(b) 6 months of approved sea service on ships more than 750 kW main engine power and have completed an onboard training recorded in a training record book.

Course of study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study that at least meets the standards specified in Section A-III/5 of the STCW Code for certification of ratings as able seafarer engine.

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 and an oral examination in appropriate operational knowledge conducted by a governing body marine engineer examiner.

 

(Note: a Master Class 3 may gain cross credit to Deck Watchkeeper).

Minimum Age: 18 years.

Prerequisite Certificate: Fiji School Leaving Certificate.

Required Sea Service:

(a) 36 months approved sea service whilst holding a deck watch rating certificate serving on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage on unlimited voyage;
or
(b) have approved seagoing service on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage of not less than 18 months as part of an approved training program (approved cadet training program) which include on-board training meeting the requirements of Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended and is documented in an approved training record book. 12 months of the 18 months required sea service must be on ships engaged on unlimited voyage;
or
(c) have approved seagoing service of not less than 24 months on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage on unlimited voyage whilst holding an Able Seafarer Deck certificate which is documented in an approved training record book;
or
(d) have approved seagoing service of not less than 18 months on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage on unlimited voyage whilst holding a Master Class 4 certificate which is documented in an approved training record book;
or
(e) have approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months on ships of more than 500 gross tonnage on unlimited voyage whilst holding a Master Class 3 certificate which is documented in an approved training record book.

Course of Study

Must have satisfactorily completed an appropriate course of study that at least meets the standards specified in Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code’78, as amended and includes practical training in ECDIS, ARPA, radar and electronic navigation and relevant simulator training and assessment;

Must hold the following current Certificates:

(a) valid Certificate of Medical Fitness for service in the deck 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;
(g) GMDSS General Operators Certificate; or Radio Operators Certificate
(h) Bridge Resource Management Certificate;
(i) 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 Nautical Examiner-MSAF.