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Renewal of certificate

Renewal of certificate

A Marine engine driver grade 3 near coastal certificate of competency is generally valid for five years. To keep working using your certificate, you need to renew it every five years.

What do I need to do?

To renew your certificate, you will need to:

Meet medical and eyesight requirements

You must complete a declaration of medical fitness on the Certificate of competency application form 426. This lets us know that you are still medically fit to work at sea.

Provide evidence of sea service

You do not need sea service to renew a Marine engine driver grade 3 near coastal certificate of competency.

Provide existing certificates
  • existing Marine engine driver grade 3
  • valid HLTAID011 Provide first aid certificate, or equivalent.
Complete and submit a certificate of competency application

To apply, complete and submit the Certificate of competency application form 426.

Read more about completing and submitting your application for a domestic certificate.