Admission - Engineers - Second Engineer

Second marine engineer certificate of competency:
 
Duration: 22 Weeks                     No. of Courses: Twice/ Year


Candidates applying to sit for second marine engineer certificate of competency examination shall meet the following requirements:


- First: Serving onboard ships the propulsion power of which is 3000 kilowatts or more :
Candidates applying to sit for the second marine engineer certificate of competency examination to serve onboard ships, the propulsion power of which is 3000 kilowatts or more, shall meet the following requirements:
*The candidate must not be less than 22 years of age.
*The candidate must successfully pass the medical fitness check up in accordance with the standards of issuing Seaman’s book set by the ministerial decree issued for regulating the issuance and renewal of Seaman’s book.
*The candidate must be a holder of third marine engineer certificate of competency.
*The candidate must have served at sea after obtaining third marine engineer certificate of competency for 18 months as a marine engineer in charge of an engineering watch in the engine-room, provided that the set period comprises not less than9 months spent in operating the engines, as appropriate (diesel, steam, gas turbine), of seagoing ships, the propulsion power of which is not less than 3000 kilowatts.
*This seagoing service period may comprise a period of 9 months during which the candidate serves as an assistant engineer in charge of an engineering watch.
*A successful completion of a recognized upgrading session in an accredited maritime institute in accordance with the provisions of article no 7 of the ministerial decree no (24) / 1998 – (maritime transport) .
*A successful completion of short mandatory courses in the accordance with the provisions of article no 19 of the ministerial decree no (24) / 1998 – (maritime transport).

- Second: Serving onboard ships with the propulsion power of which is less than 3000 kilowatts:
Candidates applying to sit for the second marine engineer certificate of competency examination to serve onboard ships. The propulsion power of which is less than 3000 kilowatts shall meet the following requirements:
*The candidate must not be less than 22 years age.
*The candidate must successfully pass the medical fitness check up in accordance with standards of issuing seaman’s book set by the ministerial decree issued for regulating the issuance and renewal of seaman’s book.
*The candidate must be a holder of third marine engineer certificate of competency.
*The candidate must have served at sea after obtaining third marine engineer certificate of competency for 18 months as a marine engineer in charge of an engineering watch in the engine-room, provided that the set period comprises not less than 9 months spent in operating the engines, as appropriate (diesel, steam, gas turbine), of seagoing ships, the propulsion power of which is less than 3000 kilowatts.
*This seagoing service period may comprise a period of 9 months during which the candidate serves as an assistant engineer in charge of an engineering watch.
*A successful completion of a recognized upgrading session in an accredited maritime institute in accordance with the provisions of article no 7 of the ministerial decree no (24) / 1998 – (maritime transport) .
*A successful completion of short mandatory courses in accordance with provisions of article no 19 of the ministerial decree no (24/1998) maritime transport.
With respect to holders of certificates which qualify them to serve onboard ships, whose propulsion power is less than 3000 kilowatts, they can obtain the certificate which qualifies them to serve onboard ships, the propulsion power of which is 3000 kilowatts or more, after the successful completion of the seagoing service period which qualifies them to serve onboard ships having higher propulsion power, and successfully passing an oral examination.  

Mandatory courses:
1- Advanced fire prevention and fire fighting.
2- Proficiency in survival crafts.


- In addition to mandatory courses required for Third Engineer.