You must show that you have 120 days of sea service in the last five years performing engineering duties.
You need to submit at least one of the following as proof of qualifying sea service:
Record of sea service form 771
the on board sea service record from your task book
a letter from the vessel operator, owner, master or chief engineer detailing your sea service
Read more about qualifying sea service.
If you do not have the required sea service, you need to show you have one of the following:
at least 60 days sea service in the last 6 months
for a seasonal fisher, worked in a seasonal fishery for at least 120 days in the five years before your application
other approved industry experience (for example, state or territory marine safety agency assessor, fleet manager, shore-side servicing, maritime studies teacher at a registered training organisation, marine surveyor)
a Marine engine driver grade 1 task book completed since obtaining your Marine engine driver grade 1 near coastal.
If you want a task book
You can get a Marine engine driver grade 1 task book from us or from some registered training organisations. To order a task book directly from us, use the AMSA chargeable publications order form.