Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

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

Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic

  •  (1) An applicant for a Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic 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.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1Experience

    Acquire the following sea service on board one or more vessels of at least 5 gross tonnage:

    • (a) if the applicant has successfully completed an approved training program,

      • (i) at least 12 months performing deck duties, or

      • (ii) at least 6 months performing deck duties while holding a Chief Mate 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate;

    • (b) if Part 2 requires the vessels on which the service was acquired to have on board a chief mate, at least 6 months as chief mate while holding a Chief Mate 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate; or

    • (c) in all other cases

      • (i) at least 24 months performing deck duties,

      • (ii) at least 12 months performing deck duties while holding a Chief Mate 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate, or

      • (iii) an equivalent prorated combination of the requirements set out in paragraph (b) and subparagraph (c)(ii).

    2Certificates 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) Restricted Operator’s Certificate (ROC-MC) issued under the Radiocommunication Act;

    • (e) SEN limited; and

    • (f) marine advanced first aid.

    3Pass examinations
    • (a) Chartwork and pilotage, level 2;

    • (b) navigation safety, level 1;

    • (c) meteorology, level 1;

    • (d) ship construction and stability, level 3;

    • (e) general ship knowledge, level 3; and

    • (f) oral examination on general seamanship, after meeting the other requirements of this table.

  • (2) An applicant for a Limited, Contiguous Waters Voyage endorsement to a Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate shall acquire the following amount of sea service on board one or more vessels of at least 5 gross tonnage while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages, which service, in part or in whole, may have been counted toward meeting the requirement of item 2 of the table to subsection (1):

    • (a) at least 12 months; or

    • (b) at least 6 months if the applicant has successfully completed an approved training program.

Master, Limited for a Vessel of 60 Gross Tonnage or More

 An applicant for a Master, Limited certificate for a vessel of 60 gross tonnage or more 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 a certificate
  • (a) Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic;

  • (b) Watchkeeping Mate;

  • (c) Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal;

  • (d) Chief Mate 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic;

  • (e) Chief Mate 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic; or

  • (f) Chief Mate, Limited certificate for a vessel of 60 gross tonnage or more, if the vessel is required under Part 2 to have on board a chief mate.

2Experience

Acquire the following sea service on board one or more vessels engaged on voyages that correspond to those that the vessel in respect of which the certificate is sought is permitted to engage on:

  • (a) in the case where the certificate is to be valid on board a vessel of 150 gross tonnage or more,

    • (i) if Part 2 does not require the vessels to have on board a chief mate and the vessels are of at least 25 gross tonnage,

      • (A) at least 12 months performing deck duties, or

      • (B) at least 6 months from an approved program of on-board training, or

    • (ii) if Part 2 requires the vessels to have on board a chief mate and the vessels are of at least 60 gross tonnage, as chief mate while holding one of the certificates listed in item 1,

      • (A) at least 6 months, or

      • (B) at least 3 months from an approved program of on-board training; or

  • (b) in the case where the certificate is to be valid on board a vessel of less than 150 gross tonnage,

    • (i) if the vessels are not required under Part 2 to have on board a chief mate, on one or more vessels of at least 25 gross tonnage,

      • (A) at least 6 months performing deck duties, or

      • (B) at least 3 months from an approved program of on-board training, or

    • (ii) if the vessels are required under Part 2 to have on board a chief mate, on one or more vessels of at least 60 gross tonnage, as chief mate while holding one of the certificates listed in item 1,

      • (A) at least 3 months, or

      • (B) at least 6 weeks from an approved program of on-board training.

3Certificates to be provided to the examiner or, if specified, examinations to be passed in lieu of those certificates
  • (a) If the vessel is a passenger-carrying vessel that does not carry a fireman’s outfit, MED with respect to small passenger vessel safety;

  • (b) if the vessel is not a passenger-carrying vessel and does not carry a fireman’s outfit,

    • (i) MED with respect to basic safety, or

    • (ii) a practical examination on MED using the vessel’s emergency equipment;

  • (c) if the vessel has boat or life-raft launching equipment, MED training with respect to survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats;

  • (d) if the vessel is carrying a fireman’s outfit, MED with respect to STCW basic safety instead of the training or examination required by either paragraph (a) or (b);

  • (e) if the vessel is a ferry that has more than one enclosed deck and that either is used outside of the period commencing on March 31 and ending on December 1 or engages on voyages other than sheltered waters voyage, the following courses:

    • (i) MED in advanced fire fighting, and

    • (ii) MED for senior officers;

  • (f) SEN Limited if the vessel is fitted with a radar;

  • (g) marine basic first aid; and

  • (h) an appropriate radio operator certificate issued under the Radiocommunication Act if the vessel is equipped with a VHF radiotelephone installation.

4Pass examinationsExaminations on subject-matter appropriate to the area of operation and the type and gross tonnage of the vessel to which the certificate relates as set out in TP 2293.
 
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