Master (inland waters)
This qualification lets you command a vessel up to 24 metres long in inland waters.
To be eligible for a Master (inland waters) certificate you must:
- Be at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date.
- Meet medical, eyesight, sea service and course requirements.
For more information, select what you need to apply for below.
Master (inland waters) is a domestic certificate of competency issued under Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency — national law) 2013.
This web page provides 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 (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies. Please refer to these documents for full details of eligibility and other requirements for certificate applications.