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Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2019-12-03 and last amended on 2019-03-04. Previous Versions

PART 1Certification (continued)

Masters and Mates (continued)

Master 3 000 Gross Tonnage, Domestic

 An applicant for a Master 3 000 Gross Tonnage, Domestic 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
1Hold a certificate
  • (a) Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic;

  • (b) Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic;

  • (c) Watchkeeping Mate;

  • (d) Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal; or

  • (e) Chief Mate 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic.

2ExperienceAt least 12 months of sea service performing watchkeeping duties, after obtaining one of the certificates referred to in item 1, on board one or more vessels of at least 100 gross tonnage while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages.
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) Restricted Operator’s Certificate (ROC-MC) issued under the Radiocommunication Act;

  • (f) SEN Level II; and

  • (g) marine advanced first aid.

4Pass examinations
  • (a) Communications, level 1;

  • (b) communications, level 2;

  • (c) navigation safety, level 2;

  • (d) meteorology, level 2;

  • (e) ship management, level 3;

  • (f) ship construction and stability, level 4;

  • (g) cargo, level 2;

  • (h) engineering knowledge, level 1;

  • (i) SIM II, after obtaining the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f); and

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

Master 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic

  •  (1) An applicant for a Master 500 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
    1Hold a certificate
    • (a) Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic;

    • (b) Watchkeeping Mate;

    • (c) Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal; or

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

    2ExperienceAt least 12 months of sea service performing watchkeeping duties, after obtaining one of the certificates referred to in item 1, on board one or more vessels of at least 25 gross tonnage.
    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) Restricted Operator’s Certificate (ROC-MC) issued under the Radiocommunication Act;

    • (f) SEN Level II; and

    • (g) marine advanced first aid.

    4Pass examinations
    • (a) Communications, level 1;

    • (b) meteorology, level 1;

    • (c) ship management, level 2;

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

    • (e) cargo, level 1;

    • (f) engineering knowledge, level 1;

    • (g) SIM II, after obtaining the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f); and

    • (h) 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 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate shall acquire at least 6 months of sea service on board one or more vessels of at least 25 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).

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.

 
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