Admission - Engineers - Third Engineer

THIRD ENGINEER PART (B) CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

Candidates applying to sit for 3rd engineer 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”, or an industrial secondary school in an appropriate specialization or any equivalent foreign education.

3-   Meet the medical fitness requirements for the certificate.

4-   Have completed the required mandatory training courses in the recognized maritime institution.

5-   Shall fulfill the requirements of one of the following streams:

1st stream:

Have completed an engineering study program of at least 4 years in the recognized maritime institution which includes workshop skills training and approved seagoing service not less than 12 months on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750kW or more on ocean going voyages, which meets the requirements of STCW Code and is documented in an approved training record book. During the required seagoing service, have performed, engine-room watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the chief engineer officer or a qualified engineer officer for a period of not less than six months. The engineering study program shall include the required upgrading training course and workshop skills training for not less than least 6 months (500 hours) in the recognized maritime institution and shall be documented in documentary evidence.

2nd stream:

Holding a bachelor degree in engineering in appropriate specialization and approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750kW or more on ocean going voyages, which includes workshop skills training for at least 6 months, and have completed the required upgrading training course in the recognized maritime institution and shall be documented in documentary evidence.

3rd stream:

Have completed an engineering study program of at least 3 years in the recognized maritime institution, which includes workshop skills training and approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750kW or more on ocean going voyages.

During the required seagoing service, have performed, engine-room watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the chief engineer officer or a qualified engineer officer for a period of not less than six months. The engineering study program shall include the required upgrading training course and workshop skills training for not less than least 6 months (500 hours) in the recognized maritime institution, and have completed the required upgrading training course in the recognized maritime institution and shall be documented in documentary evidence.

4th stream:

have an approved seagoing service of not less than 36 months on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750kW or more on ocean going voyages, contains not less than  30 months of approved seagoing service and an approved workshop skills training as a part of a training program in the recognized maritime institution under the supervision of the chief engineer officer or a qualified engineer officer for not less than 6 months, and have completed the required upgrading training course in the recognized maritime institution and shall be documented in documentary evidence. During the required seagoing service, have performed, engine-room watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the chief engineer officer or a qualified engineer Officer and shall be documented in an approved training record book.