Marine engine driver grade 2 near coastal
This domestic qualification lets you act as a chief engineer, or a second engineer.
Marine engine driver grade 2 near coastal is a domestic certificate of competency issued under Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency — national law) 2013.
What will this certificate allow me to do?
The Marine engine driver grade 2 near coastal will allow you to work:
- as chief engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 750 kilowatts within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
- as second engineer on vessels with inboard engines with propulsion power up to 1500 kilowatts within the EEZ
- as chief or second engineer on a vessel with outboard engines 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.
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for a Marine engine driver grade 2 near coastal certificate you must:
- be at least 16 years of age on the certificate issue date
- meet medical, eyesight, sea service and course requirements.
These instructions provide 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.