Master (Inland waters) near coastal
With this certificate you can command a commercial vessel up to 45 metres long in inland waters.
This certificate will allow you to work as:
- Master on commercial vessels up to 45 metres long in inland waters
- Work as a General Purpose Hand NC
To be eligible for a Master (Inland waters) certificate you must:
- Be at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date.
- Be able to speak and understand English, including written documents.
- Be medically fit for the duties, including eyesight
- Gain any needed sea service
- Complete training.
For more information, select what you need to apply for below.
This web page provides summary information only. We make decisions about seafarer certificates under Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency — national law) 2022. Please refer to this document for full details of eligibility and other requirements for certificate applications.
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