Engineer class 3 near coastal
This qualification lets you carry out the duties of chief engineer.
This certificate will allow you to work:
- As chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
- As chief engineer or second engineer on vessels with outboard engines with unlimited propulsion within the EEZ.
- As an assistant under the direct supervision of the chief engineer.
- In the engine room of a vessel up to 80 metres long with propulsion power up to 3000 kilowatts.
To be eligible for an Engineer class 3 near coastal certificate you must:
- Be at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date.
- Hold a Marine engine driver grade 1 near coastal, Engineer watchkeeper or workshop skill equivalent qualification.
- Meet medical, eyesight, sea service and course requirements.
For more information, select what you need to apply for below.
- Engineer class 3 near coastal syllabus AMSA 1112
- Engineer class 3 near coastal examiner checklist AMSA 1075
Engineer class 3 near coastal is a domestic certificate of competency issued under Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency — national law) 2013.
These instructions are summary information only. We make decisions about seafarer certificates under Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency — national law) 2013 and National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D—Crew competencies. These documents have full details of the eligibility and other requirements for certificate applications.