Mate less than 80 metres near coastal
This domestic qualification lets you be second in command of a vessel less than 80 metres long.
Mate less than 80 metres 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 Mate less than 80 metres near coastal will allow you to be second in command of a commercial vessel up to 80 metres long operating within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for a Mate less than 80 metres near coastal certificate you must be:
- at least 16 years old on the certificate issue date
- meet medical, sea service and course requirements.
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.