132. (1) An applicant for a Chief Mate 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) Chief Mate, Near Coastal; (b) Watchkeeping Mate; or (c) Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal. 2. Experience The sea service set out in subsection (2). 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) Celestial navigation, level 2; (b) navigation systems and instruments; (c) deviascope; (d) navigation safety, level 2; (e) meteorology, level 2; (f) ship management, level 3; (g) ship construction and stability, level 4; (h) cargo, level 3; (i) engineering knowledge, level 1; (j) SIM II, after obtaining the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f); and (k) oral examination on general seamanship, after meeting the other requirements of this table.
(2) After obtaining a Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal certificate, Watchkeeping Mate certificate or Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal certificate, an applicant for a Chief Mate certificate shall acquire at least 12 months of sea service as officer in charge of the deck watch, on board one or more vessels of at least 500 gross tonnage, while the vessels are engaged on voyages that are unlimited voyages or near coastal voyages, Class 1, which sea service shall include at least 6 months on voyages outside the Great Lakes Basin and where the distance between extreme ports called at during those voyages is more than 500 nautical miles.
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