Print

Transition of existing certificate

Transition arrangements for certificates issued under the now defunct Marine Order 3 (Seafarer certification) 2004.

Certificates issued under the former Marine Order 3 (Seafarer certification) 2004 will need to be transitioned to:

Transition arrangements are listed below.

Schedule 5 of Marine Order 71 (Masters and deck officers) 2014

Grade of certificate (issued under Marine Order 3 (Seafarer Certification) 2004)

Translated certificate under Marine Order 71 (Masters and deck officers) 2014

Eligibility Requirements

Chief mate less than 3000 GT

Chief mate class 2

Chief mate

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

Master less than 3000 GT

Master class 2

Master

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

Master less than 500 GT

Master less than 500 GT with Chief mate less than 3000 GT near coastal endorsement

AMSA Master class 3

Master less than 500 GT

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

Master less than 500 GT with Master less than 3000 GT near coastal endorsement

AMSA Master class 3 with Master less than 3000 GT near coastal capacity

Chief mate less than 3000 GT with Master less than 3000 GT near coastal endorsement and Master less than 500 GT

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

Mate less than 500 GT

Mate less than 500 GT

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

AMSA STCW Full Endorsement – Master class 4 (other than near coastal)

Mate less than 500 GT

Person must:

(a) have completed training in medical care on board ship (that complies with STCW Code section A-VI/4 paragraphs 4 to 6)

and

(b) hold a certificate of medical fitness

AMSA STCW Full Endorsement – Master class 3

Mate less than 500 GT

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

Mate less than 500 GT (Watchkeeper only)

Watchkeeper deck less than 500 GT

Person must hold a certificate of medical fitness

Schedule 5 of Marine Order 73 (Ratings) 2014

Grade of certificate (issued under Marine Order 3 (Seafarer Certification) 2004)

Translated certificate under Marine Order 71 (Masters and deck officers) 2014

Eligibility requirements

Chief integrated rating

Chief integrated rating endorsed as STCW regulation II/5 and III/5 compliant

Person must:

(a) have completed:

(i) at least 12 months documented qualifying seagoing service after 1 January 2007, or

(ii) within 12 months before the date of application for revalidation of the certificate — an approved revalidation course appropriate for the grade of certificate to be issued

and

(b) hold a certificate of medical fitness

Integrated rating

Integrated rating endorsed as STCW regulation II/5 and III/5 compliant

Person must:

(a) have completed:

(i) at least 12 months documented qualifying seagoing service after 1 January 2007, or

(ii) within 12 months before the date of application for revalidation of the certificate — an approved revalidation course appropriate for the grade of certificate to be issued

and

(b) hold a certificate of medical fitness

Able seaman

Able seafarer — deck

Person must:

(a) have completed:

(i) at least 12 months documented qualifying seagoing service after 1 January 2007, or

(ii) within 12 months before the date of application for revalidation of the certificate — an approved revalidation course appropriate for the grade of certificate to be issued

and

(b) hold a certificate of medical fitness

Deck rating

Able seafarer — deck

Person must:

(a) have completed:

(i) at least 12 months documented qualifying seagoing service after 1 January 2007, or

(ii) within 12 months before the date of application for revalidation of the certificate — an approved revalidation course appropriate for the grade of certificate to be issued

and

(b) hold a certificate of medical fitness

Rating

Able seafarer — engine

Person must:

(a) have completed:

(i) at least 12 months documented qualifying seagoing service after 1 January 2007, or

(ii) within 12 months before the date of application for revalidation of the certificate — an approved revalidation course appropriate for the grade of certificate to be issued

and

(b) hold a certificate of medical fitness

Last updated: 

Wednesday 10 October 2018