Chief mate Phase II

Competency Course- Chief mate Phase II

Minimum requirement for the certification of officer in-charge of a navigational watch (Second Mate of a foreign-going ship) on ship of 500 gross tonnage or more

(a.) Every Officer in-charge of s navigational watch serving on a sea-going ship of 500 gross tonnages or more shall hold an appropriate certificate competency in form 1.

(b) Have approved sea-going service for a period of one year or more as part of an approved training which meets the requirements of section A-II/1 of the STCW code and is documented in an approved training record book for assessment or otherwise have approved sea going service for a period of not less than three years

(c) Have performs bridge watch – keeping duties for a period of not less than six months during the requirements the required sea-going service under the supervision of the Master or an officer of the deck department. Holding a certificate of competency under rule 5.

(d) Meet the requirements of the rule 29 for performing designated radio duties s a radio Operator.

(e) Have completed approved education, training examination and assessment and meet the standard of the standard of competence as specified in section in A-II/1 of the STCW code.

Minimum requirement for the certification of officer in-charge of Chief Mate (First Mate of foreign-going ship) on ship of 500 gross tonnage or more

(a) Every Chief Mate on a sea-going ship of 500 gross tonnages or more shall hold an appropriate certificate of competency form 2.

(b) Every candidate for the certification shall:-

(i) Hold a certificate of competency as a Second Mate of a foreign going ship ( Officer in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more)

(ii) Have approved sea going service for a period of not less than eighteen months.

(iii) Have completed approved education, training, examination and assessment and meet the standard of competence specified in section A-II/2 of the STCW Code for Masters and Chief Mates ships of 3000 gross tonnage.