New Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency) commencing on 1 January 2023
The new legislative framework for these certificates must be relevant to a wide range of roles and operations, while maintaining safety standards.
AMSA have been working to develop a nationally consistent and simplified qualifications framework.
AMSA has finalised the revised Marine Order 505, which incorporates NSCV Part D and some general exemptions. This new order will come into effect on 1 January 2023.
We have also published supporting guidance material.
Who this relates to
- People working on Australian DCVs.
- Anyone holding or intending to obtain a certificate of competency to work on a DCV.
- People and organisations with responsibility for the crewing of DCVs.
- People operating under an AMSA general exemption to perform duties or functions on an Australian DCV.
- Industry groups or bodies that represent Australian seafarers.
Organisations conducting, or seeking approval to conduct, AMSA-mandated practical assessments.
- New Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – national law) 2022 (Comes into effect on 1 January 2023)
- MO505 Guidelines on the changes to the certificates of competency and exemptions
- Standards for medical examination of domestic seafarers
- Certificate of medical fitness domestic seafarers
- Coxswain Grade 3 NC declaration
- MO505 change summary
- Marine Orders Amendment (Marine Order 505 – consequential changes) Order 2022 – (Comes into effect on 1 January 2023)
- MO505 Consultation Report