What are the STCW Requirements for Rating Forming Part of an Engineering Watch (III/4)?

General Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Sea-Time of 6 months under supervision of an officer or rating OR pre-sea training and 2 months sea time under the supervision of an officer or a rating

Application Requirements

  • Completed Dominica Application for Certificate of Competence and Physical Examination Report
  • Submit copy of passport with application
  • Submit Sea Service Letters or copies of discharge papers
  • Include all copies of held licenses, Certificates of Competence, training certificates, completed assessments and training record book

Training Requirements

This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/3 and A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code and includes traditional classroom lectures and two days of hands-on, practical firefighting exercises. (Minimum 40 hours)

This one-day course provides training in Elementary First Aid and CPR techniques in accordance with Table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW code. (Minimum 8 hours)

This course is intended to provide the knowledge required to enable personnel without designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to enhance ship security in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code and section A-VI/6-1 of the STCW Code, as amended. (Minimum 4 hours)

Those successfully completing the course will have acquired a better understanding of living and working aboard operational merchant ships, in accordance with STCW, Table A-VI/1-3. (Minimum 4 hours; Online courses approved)

This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/1-2 of the STCW code. Subjects include: cold water survival, liferaft launching and recovery, emergency situations and emergency equipment. (Minimum 16 hours)

This course meets the requirements of Table A-III/4 of the STCW Code. Subjects include: watchkeeping duties, safe operation of boilers, environmental protection, communications, alarm systems and emergency duties.

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