Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2018-09-26 and last amended on 2017-02-03. Previous Versions

PART 1Certification (continued)

Specialized Certificates and Endorsements (continued)

Specialized Liquefied Gas Tanker Training

  •  (1) An applicant for a Specialized Liquefied Gas Tanker Training 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
    1Hold a certificate and an endorsement

    One of the following certificates with a Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization endorsement:

    • (a) any Master certificate;

    • (b) any Mate certificate; or

    • (c) any Engineer certificate.

    2ExperienceWhile holding a Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization endorsement, have acquired, within the 5 years before the application date for the issuance of the endorsement, at least 3 months of sea service on one or more liquefied gas tankers as a mate or an engineer.
    3Certificates and other documents to be provided to the examiner
    • (a) Marine advanced first aid;

    • (b) specialized liquefied gas tanker safety obtained within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the endorsement; and

    • (c) supplementary testimonial indicating that the applicant has acquired service assisting in cargo operations.

  • (2) An applicant for renewal of a Specialized Liquefied Gas Tanker Training 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, 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 specialized liquefied gas tanker safety.

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

High-Speed Craft (HSC) Type Rating

  •  (1) An applicant for a High-Speed Craft (HSC) Type Rating 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
    1Hold a certificateA Master, a Mate or an Engineer certificate valid for the craft and the route as set out in Part 2.
    2Testimonial to be provided to the examinerTraining testimonial indicating that the applicant has received the type rating training set out in sections 18.3.3.1 to 18.3.3.12 of the HSC Code.
    3Pass an examinationThe examination set out in section 18.3.3 of the HSC Code, after meeting the other requirements of this table.
  • (2) An applicant for renewal of a High-Speed Craft (HSC) Type Rating 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

    Testimonial of service as a master, a mate or an engineer having an operational role on the high-speed craft or one or more sister vessels having the same type of route as the route in respect of which the renewal is sought, for at least

    • (a) 6 months within the 24 months before the application date for renewal; or

    • (b) 2 months within the 12 months before the application date for renewal.

    2Pass an examinationThe examination set out in section 18.3.3 of the HSC Code if the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1.

Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) Type Rating

  •  (1) A master or mate applying for an Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) Type Rating 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
    1Hold a certificateA Master or Mate certificate valid for the ACV and the route as specified in Part 2.
    2Experience
    • (a) To obtain a restricted certificate valid for use on board an ACV only between sunrise and sunset, in good visibility and in non-icing conditions,

      • (i) in the case of an ACV of more than 10 000 kg all up weight, at least 100 hours of training in control of one or more ACVs of the same type as the ACV in respect of which the certificate is sought, or

      • (ii) in the case of an ACV of 10 000 kg or less all up weight, at least 25 hours of training in control of one or more ACVs of the same type as the ACV in respect of which the certificate is sought;

    • (b) to obtain a certificate valid for use on board an ACV between sunset and sunrise and in limited visibility, the experience required by paragraph (a) and at least 50 hours of radar pilotage; and

    • (c) to obtain a certificate valid for use on board an ACV in icing conditions, the experience required by paragraph (a) and at least 25 hours of training in control of one or more ACVs while in icing conditions.

    3Testimonial to be provided to the examinerTraining testimonial with respect to a training course for the person in command given by the manufacturer of the ACV in respect of which the certificate is sought or by an agent of the authorized representative of the ACV if that agent has been trained by the manufacturer.
    4Pass examinations

    After meeting the other requirements of this table,

    • (a) a written examination on general knowledge of air cushion vessels; and

    • (b) the examination set out in section 18.3.3 of the HSC Code.

  • (2) A master or mate applying for renewal of an Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) Type Rating 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

    Testimonial of service as a master or mate on one or more ACVs of the same type as the ACV in respect of which the renewal is sought, for at least

    • (a) 100 hours within the 24 months before the application date for renewal; or

    • (b) 25 hours of training in the 12 months before the application date for renewal.

    2Pass an examinationThe examination set out in section 18.3.3 of the HSC Code if the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1.
  • (3) An engineer applying for an Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) Type Rating 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
    1Hold a certificateAir Cushion Vehicle (ACV) Engineer, Class I or Class II.
    2Experience

    Testimonial of the following service as assistant engineer on one or more ACVs of the same type as the ACV in respect of which the certificate is sought:

    • (a) in the case of an ACV of more than 10 000 kg all up weight, the maintenance required in respect of at least 100 operating hours; or

    • (b) in the case of an ACV of up to 10 000 kg all up weight, the maintenance required in respect of at least 25 operating hours.

    3Testimonial to be provided to the examinerTraining testimonial with respect to a training course for engineers given by the manufacturer of the ACV to which the certificate of competency relates or by an agent of the authorized representative of the ACV if that agent has been trained by the manufacturer.
    4Pass an examinationOral examination or, if available, a written examination, followed by a practical examination regarding the type of ACV in respect of which the certificate is sought, after meeting the other requirements of this table.
  • (4) An engineer applying for renewal of an Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) Type Rating 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

    Testimonial of the following service as an engineer on one or more ACVs of the same type as the ACV in respect of which the certificate is sought

    • (a) the maintenance required in respect of at least 100 operating hours of the ACVs within the 24 months before the application date for renewal; or

    • (b) the maintenance required in respect of at least 25 operating hours of the ACVs in the 12 months before the application date for renewal.

    2Pass an examinationOral examination or, if available, a written examination regarding the type of ACV in respect of which the renewal is sought if the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1.
 
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