Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2017-02-03. Previous Versions

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats

 An applicant for a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats certificate or endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this section and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2
RequirementsSpecifications
1ExperienceAcquire at least 6 months of sea service.
2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
  • (a) MED training with respect to proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats;

  • (b) if the applicant has obtained the certificate referred to in paragraph (a) more than 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement, then the sea service referred to in item 1 shall be obtained within the 5 years before that date; and

  • (c) marine advanced first aid.

Restricted Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats

 An applicant for a Restricted Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats certificate shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this section and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2
RequirementsSpecifications
1ExperienceAcquire at least 1 month of sea service on the vessels in respect of which the certificate is sought.
2Certificate to be provided to the examinerMarine basic first aid.
3Pass an examinationPractical examination on the use of life-saving apparatus, appliances and equipment on board the vessels in respect of which the certificate is sought.

Passenger Safety Management

 An applicant for a Passenger Safety Management certificate or endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this section and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2
RequirementsSpecifications
1Certificates to be provided to the examiner
  • (a) Passenger safety management training certificate; and

  • (b) marine basic first aid.

Specialized Passenger Safety Management (Ro-Ro Vessels)

 An applicant for a Specialized Passenger Safety Management (Ro-Ro Vessels) certificate or endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this section and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2
RequirementsSpecifications
1Hold, or be eligible to obtain, a certificate or an endorsementPassenger Safety Management certificate or endorsement.
2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
  • (a) Specialized passenger safety management (ro-ro vessels) training certificate; and

  • (b) marine basic first aid.

Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization

  •  (1) An applicant for an Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization certificate or endorsement 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
    1ExperienceIf an applicant has not, within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement, successfully completed an approved training course in oil and chemical tanker familiarization, at least 3 months of sea service within that period, on one or more oil or chemical tankers, performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment.
    2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
    • (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety;

    • (b) marine basic first aid; and

    • (c) unless the applicant has acquired the experience set out in item 1, an oil and chemical tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement.

  • (2) An applicant for renewal of an Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization endorsement 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
    1Experience

    If the applicant has not obtained the training certificate referred to in item 2, acquire the following service within the 5 years before the application date for renewal:

    • (a) at least 3 months of service on one or more oil or chemical tankers performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment; or

    • (b) at least 24 months as

      • (i) a shore captain or marine superintendent in charge of supervising the loading or unloading of oil or chemical tankers, or

      • (ii) an instructor at a recognized institution having taught at least two approved training courses in oil and chemical tanker familiarization.

    2Certificate to be provided to the examinerIf the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1, an oil and chemical tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for renewal.

Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization

  •  (1) An applicant for a Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization certificate or endorsement 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
    1ExperienceIf an applicant has not, within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement, successfully completed an approved training course in liquefied gas tanker familiarization, at least 3 months of sea service within that period, on one or more liquefied gas tankers, performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment.
    2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
    • (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety;

    • (b) marine basic first aid; and

    • (c) unless the applicant has acquired the experience set out in item 1, a liquefied gas tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement.

  • (2) An applicant for renewal of a Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization endorsement 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
    1Experience

    If the applicant has not obtained the training certificate referred to in item 2, acquire the following service within the 5 years before the application date for renewal:

    • (a) at least 3 months on one or more liquefied gas tankers performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment; or

    • (b) at least 24 months as

      • (i) a shore captain or marine superintendent in charge of supervising the loading or unloading of liquefied gas tankers, or

      • (ii) an instructor at a recognized institution having taught at least two approved training courses in liquefied gas tanker familiarization.

    2Certificate to be provided to the examinerIf the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1, a liquefied gas tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for renewal.
 
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