Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2017-02-03. Previous Versions

Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship

  •  (1) An applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate who holds a Fourth-class Engineer certificate with STCW endorsement or a Third-class Engineer certificate for the same type of vessel to which the certificate sought relates shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1Hold a certificateFourth-class Engineer certificate with STCW endorsement.
    2Experience

    After acquiring the qualifying service required for a Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 12 months of additional qualifying service as follows:

    • (a) at least 6 months of sea service as engineer in charge of the engineering watch or in charge of machinery on one or more of the following vessels that have a propulsive power of at least 750 kW:

      • (i) on board a motor vessel other than a stationary MOU, in the case of an applicant for a motor ship certificate, or

      • (ii) on board a steamship, in the case of an applicant for a steamship certificate;

    • (b) up to 3 months of qualifying service in respect of attendance at a program or course, other than an approved training course, at a maximum rate of one day of service for every three days of attendance, if

      • (i) the program or course substantially covers the subject-matter of at least one of the examinations referred to in item 4, and

      • (ii) the applicant provides a testimonial indicating that the applicant has successfully completed that program or course; and

    • (c) any remaining time in any combination of the following types of service on one or more of the following vessels that have a power of at least 750 kW:

      • (i) service as an engineer on board a steamship or motor vessel,

      • (ii) service as an engineer on board an MOU that does not have a propulsion system accrued at a rate of one-half the time served counting as qualifying service, and

      • (iii) up to 3 months of qualifying service in respect of time spent in laying up, fitting out or refitting a vessel at a rate of a maximum of one day of qualifying service for each calendar day of at least 8 hours of work.

    3Certificates 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) marine advanced first aid; and

    • (f) ship management practices taught using a propulsive plant simulator.

    4Pass examinations
    • (a) The following written examinations at the second-class engineer level, while holding a Fourth-class Engineer certificate:

      • (i) applied mechanics,

      • (ii) thermodynamics,

      • (iii) electrotechnology,

      • (iv) naval architecture, and

      • (v) technical drawing;

    • (b) after providing the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f), an examination on ship management practices using a propulsive plant simulator;

    • (c) written examination on general engineering knowledge at the second-class level, after meeting the requirements of items 2 and 3 and paragraphs (a) and (b);

    • (d) one of the following written examinations at the second-class level, after meeting the requirements of paragraph (c):

      • (i) engineering knowledge of motor vessels, in the case of an applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate, or

      • (ii) engineering knowledge of steamships, in the case of an applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Steamship certificate; and

    • (e) oral examination on the knowledge set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) and a knowledge of the legislation relevant to the certificate sought, after passing the examination referred to in paragraph (d).

  • (2) An applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate who holds a First-class or Second-class Engineer, Steamship certificate shall

    • (a) after obtaining a Fourth-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 6 months of service as an engineer on one or more motor vessels that have a propulsive power of at least 750 kW other than stationary MOUs; and

    • (b) pass a written and an oral examination to determine whether they have the engineering knowledge required by subparagraph 4(d)(i) of the table to subsection (1).

  • (3) An applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Steamship certificate who holds a First-class or Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate shall

    • (a) after obtaining a Fourth-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 6 months of service as an engineer on one or more steamships that have a propulsive power of at least 750 kW; and

    • (b) pass a written and an oral examination to determine whether they have the engineering knowledge required by subparagraph 4(d)(ii) of the table to subsection (1).

Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship

  •  (1) An applicant for a Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate who holds a Fourth-class Engineer certificate with STCW endorsement for the same type of vessel to which the certificate sought relates shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1Hold a certificateFourth-class Engineer certificate with STCW endorsement.
    2Experience

    After having acquired the qualifying service required for a Fourth-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 12 months of qualifying service as follows:

    • (a) at least 6 months of sea service as engineer in charge of the engineering watch or in charge of the machinery on one or more of the following vessels that have a propulsive power of at least 500 kW:

      • (i) a motor vessel other than a stationary MOU, in the case of an applicant for a motor ship certificate, or

      • (ii) on a steamship, in the case of an applicant for a steamship certificate;

    • (b) up to 3 months of qualifying service in respect of attendance at a program or course, other than an approved training course, at a maximum rate of one day of service for every three days of attendance, if

      • (i) the program or course substantially covers the subject-matter of at least one of the examinations referred to in item 4, and

      • (ii) the applicant provides a testimonial indicating that the applicant has successfully completed that program or course; and

    • (c) any remaining time in a combination of the following types of service on one or more of the following vessels that have a power of at least 500 kW:

      • (i) up to 3 months as an engineer on day work on board a vessel,

      • (ii) up to 3 months of qualifying service in respect of time spent in laying up, fitting out or refitting as an engineer on board a vessel to be credited at a maximum rate of one day of qualifying service for each calendar day of at least 8 hours of work,

      • (iii) service as an engineer on board a vessel without a propulsion system that is a motor or steam dredge, an MOU, a floating elevator or a similar vessel, to be credited at a rate of one-half the time served counting as qualifying service, and

      • (iv) service as an engine-room rating performing watchkeeping duties in an engine room on board a motor vessel or steamship, to be credited at a rate of one-third the time served counting as qualifying service.

    3Certificates 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) marine advanced first aid; and

    • (f) ship watchkeeping practices taught using a propulsive plant simulator.

    4Pass examinations
    • (a) The following written examinations at the third-class engineer level, after obtaining a Fourth-class Engineer certificate:

      • (i) applied mechanics,

      • (ii) thermodynamics,

      • (iii) electrotechnology, and

      • (iv) applied mathematics;

    • (b) an examination on ship watchkeeping practices using a propulsive plant simulator, after providing the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f);

    • (c) written examination on general engineering knowledge at the third-class level, after meeting the requirements of items 2 and 3 and paragraphs (a) and (b);

    • (d) one of the following written examinations at the third-class level, after meeting the requirements of paragraph (c):

      • (i) engineering knowledge of motor vessels, in the case of an applicant for a Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate, or

      • (ii) engineering knowledge of steamships, in the case of an applicant for a Third-class Engineer, Steamship certificate; and

    • (e) oral examination on the knowledge set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) and a knowledge of the legislation relevant to the certificate sought, after passing the examination referred to in paragraph (d).

  • (2) An applicant for a Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate who holds a First-class, Second-class or Third-class Engineer, Steamship certificate shall

    • (a) after obtaining a Fourth-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 6 months of service as an engineer on one or more motor vessels that have a propulsive power of at least 500 kW other than stationary MOUs; and

    • (b) pass a written and an oral examination to determine whether they have the engineering knowledge required by subparagraph 4(d)(i) of the table to subsection (1).

  • (3) An applicant for a Third-class Engineer, Steamship certificate who holds a First-class, Second-class or Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate shall

    • (a) after obtaining a Fourth-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 6 months of service as an engineer on one or more steamships that have a propulsive power of at least 500 kW; and

    • (b) pass a written and an oral examination to determine whether they have the engineering knowledge required by subparagraph 4(d)(ii) of the table to subsection (1).

 
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