Equivalent qualifications for domestic certificates
If you hold a valid qualification you may be exempt from having to retrain when you apply for your certificate of competency.
New Zealand domestic equivalence
If you have a New Zealand citizenship and want to work in the maritime industry in Australia, you can apply for a letter of recognition for your New Zealand national qualifications.
Certificates of recognition and equivalence for international certificates
If you have an international certificate, find out how to get your current qualifications recognised, or get a certificate of equivalence if you are serving on a ship registered on the Australian International Shipping Register.
New Zealand international equivalence
If you have a New Zealand international qualification under STCW, you may be eligible for an equivalent qualification in Australia.
Royal Australian Navy international equivalence
Royal Australian Navy (RAN) qualifications can be recognised in support of gaining civillian qualifications which enable you to operate Australian vessels in international waters.