Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal
126. (1) An applicant for a Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal certificate shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.
Column 1 Column 2 Item Requirements Specifications 1. Hold a certificate (a) Master 3 000 Gross Tonnage, Domestic; (b) Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic; (c) Watchkeeping Mate; or (d) Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal. 2. Experience At least 12 months of sea service as officer in charge of the deck watch, after obtaining a Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate, Watchkeeping Mate certificate, Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal certificate or Chief Mate 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate, on board one or more vessels of at least 25 gross tonnage while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages. 3. Certificates to be provided to the examiner (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety; (b) MED training with respect to proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats; (c) MED in advanced fire fighting; (d) MED for senior officers; (e) Restricted Operator’s Certificate (ROC-MC) issued under the Radiocommunication Act; (f) SEN Level II; and (g) marine advanced first aid. 4. Pass examinations (a) Communications, level 1; (b) communications, level 2; (c) meteorology, level 1; (d) ship management, level 2; (e) ship construction and stability, level 3; (f) cargo, level 1; (g) engineering knowledge, level 1; (h) SIM II, after obtaining the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f); and (i) oral examination on general seamanship, after meeting the other requirements of this table.
(2) The Minister may issue a Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal certificate only to a person who is at least 20 years of age.
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