Admission - Master and Officers - Third Mate

THIRD MATE OFFICER CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

Candidates applying to sit for 3rd Mate certificate of competency examination shall meet the following requirements according to ministerial decree 221/2013:

1-  Be not less than 18 years of age.

2- Have completed a secondary school "scientific department", any equivalent Foreign education, graduates from maritime secondary school (Seamanship and fishery department) or holding a diploma in river transport.

3-  Meet the medical fitness requirements for the certificate

4-  Have an approved seagoing service of not less than 36 months on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more on ocean going voyages. During the required seagoing service, bridge watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the master or a qualified officer for a period of not less than six months

5-  Have completed the required upgrading training course in the recognized maritime institution.