FAQS

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
Kindly bring uniform with appropriate shoulder board for photo capturing.
Documentary Requirements
Examination
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-12

  1. Accomplished MM Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC-NW (or combined with CM) on ships of 3,000 gt or more; OR
      • Not less than 24 months as OIC-NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 3,000 gross tonnage or more;
    2. Class II
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC-NW (whether combined with CM or not) on ships of 500 GT or more, OR
      • Not less than 24 months as OIC-NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more;
    3. In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-NW 500 GT and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-8, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations II/2.2.1 and II/2.4.1;
      • If applying for Class I, but the approved seagoing service as OIC-NW is on ships between 500 and 3,000 gt only, an approved specialized training program in “Maneuvering and Handling a Ship 3,000 GT and above”.
    4. The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  1. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-NW 500GT and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCD;
  2. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  3. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD, or its approved alternative(s);
  4. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 6 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMT, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.

 

Class I – means a Master or Chief Mate who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships of Unlimited Tonnage, under the STCW Convention.

Class II – means a Master or Chief Mate who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships not exceeding 3,000 gross tonnage, under the STCW Convention.

Certification
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-12

  1. Accomplished Master Certification Form
  2. Theoretical Examination Result
  3. Practical Assessment (Note: A candidate who already passed the Management Level Course – D theoretical examination under MARINA as Chief shall be EXEMPTED from this requirement)
  4. GOC Examination (under NTC)
  5. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  6. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than Fast Rescue Boat
  7. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  8. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  9. Assessment of competence in Medical Care
  10. Proof of successful completion of the approved ECDIS simulator training or its alternative.
  11. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD or its approved alternatives.
  12. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500 GRT which is not beyond 5 years ago.
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC – NW (whether combined with CM or not) on ships of 3000 GRT or more; or not less than 24 months as OIC – NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 3000 GRT or more.
    2. Class II
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC – NW (whether combined with CM or not) on ships of 500 GRT or more; or not less than 24 months as OIC – NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 500 GRT or more.
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Revalidation
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-12

  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting, Medical First Aid and Medical Care)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-D
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
GOC
For Renewal/Revalidation of GOC
  1. General Operators Certificate (GOC)
  2. Company sea service (at least 12 months)
  3. SIRB front page and entry
  4. Medical certificate (PEME Form)
  5. Picture with bara (2×2 or passport size)
  6. Long brown envelope.

*Note: Please photocopy all requirements.


 

For Issuance/New Applicant of GOC
  1. Theoretical/Practical Examination (Result of Examination)
  2. GOC Certificate (Certificate of Completion from training center)
  3. Company sea service (at least 12 months)
  4. SIRB front page and entry
  5. Medical certificate (PEME Form)
  6. Picture with bara (2×2 or passport size)
  7. Long brown envelope.
  8. PRC ID
  9. Board Certificate

*Note: Please photocopy all requirements.

Examination
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-10, STCW Circular No. 2015-03, STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished C/M Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 12 months as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gt or more; OR
    2. Class II
      • Holder of valid COC as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gt or more, and approved seagoing service as such (no minimum duration); and
    3. In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      1. If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-NW 500 GT and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-8, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations II/2.2.1 and II/2.4.1;
      2. If applying for Class I, but the approved seagoing service as OIC-NW is on ships between 500 and 3,000 gt only, an approved specialized training program in “Maneuvering and Handling a Ship 3,000 gt and above”.
      3. The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  4. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-NW 500GT and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCD;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD, or its approved alternative(s);
  7. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 5 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMT, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
Certification
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-10, STCW Circular No. 2015-03, STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished Chief Mate Certification Form
  2. Theoretical Examination Result
  3. Practical Assessment for Management Level
  4. GOC Examination (under NTC)
  5. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  6. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than Fast Rescue Boat
  7. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  8. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  9. Assessment of competence in Medical Care
  10. Proof of successful completion of the approved ECDIS simulator training or its alternative.
  11. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD or its approved alternatives.
  12. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500 GRT which is not beyond 5 years ago.
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 12 months as OIC – NW
    2. Class II
      • Holder of valid COC as OIC – NW on ships of 500 GRT or more, and approved seagoing service as such (minimal duration only)
  13. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Revalidation
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-10, STCW Circular No. 2015-03, STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting, Medical First Aid and Medical Care
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-D
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
GOC
For Renewal/Revalidation of GOC
  1. General Operators Certificate (GOC)
  2. Company sea service (at least 12 months)
  3. SIRB front page and entry
  4. Medical certificate (PEME Form)
  5. Picture with bara (2×2 or passport size)
  6. Long brown envelope.

*Note: Please photocopy all requirements.


For Issuance/New Applicant of GOC
  1. Theoretical/Practical Examination (Result of Examination)
  2. GOC Certificate (Certificate of Completion from training center)
  3. Company sea service (at least 12 months)
  4. SIRB front page and entry
  5. Medical certificate (PEME Form)
  6. Picture with bara (2×2 or passport size)
  7. Long brown envelope.
  8. PRC ID
  9. Board Certificate

*Note: Please photocopy all requirements.

Examination
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-08, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished OIC-NW Examination Form;
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 18 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500gt or more of:
    1. Not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Deck Cadet, Deck Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-NW;OR
    2. Not less than 36 months in the deck department;
  4. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of onboard training that meets the requirements of Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, if in compliance with 2.1;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
  6. Transcript of records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of successful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration. 
Certification
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-08, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished OIC-NW Certification Form;
  2. Theoretical examination result
  3. Practical Assessment
  4. GOC Examination (under NTC)
  5. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  6. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  7. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  8. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  9. Proof of successful completion of approved radar simulator and ARPA simulator course (Certification or reflected in TOR)
  10.  Proof of successful completion of approved ECDIS simulator training (Certification or reflected in TOR)
  11. SSBT with BRM
  12. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500gt or more of: (Seaman\’s book and Certification from Manning companies)
    1. Not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Deck Cadet, Deck Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-NW; or
    2. Not less than 36 months in the deck department;
  13. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Revalidation
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-08, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service
  3. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
GOC
For Renewal/Revalidation of GOC
  1. General Operators Certificate (GOC)
  2. Company sea service (at least 12 months)
  3. SIRB front page and entry
  4. Medical certificate (PEME Form)
  5. Picture with bara (2×2 or passport size)
  6. Long brown envelope.

*Note: Please photocopy all requirements.


For Issuance/New Applicant of GOC
  1. Theoretical/Practical Examination (Result of Examination)
  2. GOC Certificate (Certificate of Completion from training center)
  3. Company sea service (at least 12 months)
  4. SIRB front page and entry
  5. Medical certificate (PEME Form)
  6. Picture with bara (2×2 or passport size)
  7. Long brown envelope.
  8. PRC ID
  9. Board Certificate

*Note: Please photocopy all requirements.

Examination
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-13

  1. Accomplished C/E Examination Form;
  2. Birth certifcate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC-EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
      • Not less than 24 months as OIC-EW and 2E combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as 2E on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more;
    2. Class II, while a holder of valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
      • Not less than 24 months as OIC-EW or 2E combined, of which not less than 12 months shall be served while holding valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
      • Not less than 60 months as OIC-EW or 2E combined on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW propulsion power, of which not less than 12 months shall be served while holding valid COC as 2E on ships 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
      • None, while holding valid COC as 2E on ships 3,000 kW propulsion power or more (2E – Class I); and
    3. In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-EW 750 kW and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-09, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations III/2.2.1 and III/3.2.1;
    4. The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Cedrtificate of Competency.
  4. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-EW 750 kW and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCE;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s);
  7. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 6 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMarE, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.

 

Class I – means a Second Engineer Officer who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships of Unlimited Prpulsion Power, under the STCW Convention

Class II – means a Second Engineer Officer who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships not exceeding 3,000 kW propulsion power, under the STCW Convention

Certification
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-13

  1. Accomplished Chief Engineer Certification Form
  2. Theoretical Examination Result (Note: A candidate who already passed the Management Level Course – Engine theoretical examination under MARINA as Second Engineer shall be EXEMPTED from this requirement)
  3. Practical Assessment
  4. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  7. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  8. Proof of successful completion of approved MLCE, or its approved alternatives
  9. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW which is not beyond 5 years ago.
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC – EW on ships of 3000 kW propulsion power or more; or not less than 24 months as OIC-EW and 2E combined, if not less than 12 of such has been served as 2E on ships of 3000 kW propulsion power or more.
    2. Class II
      • Not less than 24 months as OIC – EW and 2E combined, of which not less than 12 months shall be served while holding valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kW not exceeding 3000 kW; or not less than 60 months as OIC – EW and 2E combined on ships between 100 kW and 750 kw propulsion power, of which holding valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kw propulsion power not exceeding 3000 kW. None, while holding valid COC as 2E on ships pf 3000 kW propulsion or more.
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Revalidation
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-13

  1. Assessment of competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-E
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Examination
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-11, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished 2/E Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    1. Class I – Not less than 12 months as OIC-EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or
      more; OR
    2. Class II – While a holder of valid COC as OIC-EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion
      power or more:

      • Not less than 12 months as OIC-EW or assistant engineer officer (any
        engineer officer position lower than 2E) on ships of 750 kW propulsion power
        or more; OR
      • Not less than 36 months as OIC-EW or assistant engineer officer (any engineer
        officer position lower than 2E) on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW
        propulsion power; and
    3. In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of
        passing the theoretical examination for OIC-EW 750 kW and above (based on STCW
        Circular 2014-09, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations
        III/2.2.1 and III/3.2.1;
    4. The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved
      service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate
      of Competency.
  4. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the
    requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain
    competences, under Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-EW
    750 kW and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCE;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance,
    from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of
    the STCW Convention; and
  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s);
  7. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 6 where the candidate claims partial completion
    of the management level education and training under the approved BSMarE, Transcript of
    Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial
    completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of
    competence specified in Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the
    Administration.
  8. Proof of successful completion of OIC Updating Training Part B. (For BSMT/BSMarE graduates
    whose education and training started BEFORE June 2013)
Certification
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-11, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished Second Engineer Certification Form
  2. Proof of successful completion of approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s)
  3. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  4. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than
    fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  7. Practical Assessment
  8. Theoretical examination result
  9. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
    • Not less than 12 as OIC – EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
    • Not less than 12 month as OIC – EW or assistant engineer officer (any officer position
      lower than 2nd Engineer) on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; or 36 months
      as OIC – EW or assistant engineer officer on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW propulsion
      power.
  10. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance,
    from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance
    with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Revalidation
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-11, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue
    Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting, Medical First Aid
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-D
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance,
    from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
  5. Proof of successful completion of OIC Updating Training Part B. (For BSMT/BSMarE graduates
    whose education and training started BEFORE June 2013)
Examination
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-09, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished OIC-EW Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 18 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
    1. Not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Engineer Cadet, Engineer Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-EW;OR
    2. Not less than 36 months in the engineering department;
  4. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of onboard training that meets the requirements of Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code, if in compliance with 2.1
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  6. Transcript of records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of successful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
  7. For BSMarE students whose education and training started BEFORE June 2013: 
    Proof of successful completion of OIC Updating Training Part A.
Certification
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-09, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Accomplished OIC-EW Certification Form
  2. Theoretical examination result
  3. Practical Assessment
  4. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  7. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  8. ERS with ERRM
  9. Proof of successful completion in High-voltage installations
  10. Proof of successful completion in Control Engineering
  11. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
  12. Not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Engineer Cadet, Engineer Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-EW;OR
    1. Not less than 36 months in the engineering department;
    2. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
  13. Transcript of Records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of successful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
Revalidation
Reference: STCW Circular No. 2014-09, STCW Circular No. 2015-03STCW Advisory No. 2015-21STCW Advisory No. 2015-24

  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service
  3. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.

 


UPGRADE YOUR COC TO MASTER OR C/E.
PRC-issued C/M and 2/E COC may be upgraded to Master or C/E respectively without Theoretical Exams and Practical Assessment for a candidate with an aggregate 24 months of sea service as C/M or 2/E in the last five (5) years at the time of application.
*Up to December 29, 2015 only
Posted on May 27, 2016
COP – Training Certificates
Note: Be sure to bring the following documents:

  1. Photocopy of Certificate of Proficiency (COP) on Basic Safety Training/Basic Training
  2. Valid Medical Certificate issued by DOH Accredited Medical Clinics (In Pre-Employment Medical Examination form)
  3. Photocopy of 1st page of Seafarers Identification Record Book (SIRB)

Basic Training (BT)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.

1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in BT
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
Ship Security Awareness Training and Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (SDSD)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in SDSD
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat (PSCRB)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in PSCRB
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service of not less than twelve months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service.
Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat (PFRB)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in PFRB
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service of not less than twelve months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service.
5. Photocopy of COP on Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat
Advance Fire Fighting (AFF)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in AFF
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service of not less than twelve months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service.
Medical First Aid (MEFA)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in MEFA
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
Medical Care (MECA)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in MECA
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Photocopy of COP on Medical First Aid
Proficiency on Ship Security Officer (SSO)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in SSO
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service of not less than twelve months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service.
Basic Training for Oil and Chemical Tanker (BTOCT)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in BTOCT
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
Basic Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker (BTLGT)
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in BTLGT
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
Advanced Training for Oil Tanker
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in ATOT
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service on board Oil vessel of at least three months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service
5. Photocopy of COP on BTOCT
Advanced Training for Chemical Tanker
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in ATCT
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service on board Chemical vessel of at least three months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service
5. Photocopy of COP on BTOCT
Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
1. Certified True Copy of Training Completion and Records of Assessment (TCROA) in ATLGT
2. Certified True Copy of Enrollment Report
3. Photocopy of Training Certificate issued
4. Certificate of Sea service with company dry seal (in MARINA prescribed form)
–  Approved seagoing service on board Chemical vessel of at least three months
–  Certified True Copy of filled-up SIRB pages showing seagoing service
5.Photocopy of COP on BTLGT

 

Posted on March 13, 2015
Revalidation of Certificate of Proficiency (COP) – Ratings
EXPEDITE PROCESSING is subject to the following requirements:

  1. Letter request
  2. Certified True Copy of Valid Overseas and Employment Certificate
  3. Certified True Copy of Employment Contract
  4. Certified True Copy of Air Ticket/Flight Details
ON BOARD APPLICATION is acceptable for Renewal/Revalidation only, to be applied by the Company’s Liaison Officer/s duly accredited by MARINA.
Please refer to MARINA Circular 2013-10 for the guidelines on the accreditation of Liaison Officers (LOs)

Qualifications and Documentary Requirements for COP issued under STCW 1995
(Until December 31, 2016)
Regulation II/4: Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.
  1. Certificate of Competency for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch;
  2. Six (6) months seagoing service; OR
  3. Having performed functions considered to be equivalent to sea going service; AND
  4. Photocopy of page one (1) of SIRB and relevant pages showing appropriate seagoing service or certificate of sea service from the previous manning agency.

Regulation III/4: Ratings Forming Part of a Watch in a manned engine-room or designated to perform duties in a periodically unmanned engine-room
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.

  1. Certificate of Competency for Ratings Forming Part of an Engine Watch (STCW95’);
  2. Six (6) months seagoing service; OR
  3. Having performed functions considered to be equivalent to sea going service; AND
  4. Photocopy of page one (1) of SIRB and relevant pages showing appropriate seagoing service or certificate of sea service from the previous manning agency.

Regulation II/5: Able Seafarer Deck
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.

  1. New Competence

Regulation III/5: Able Seafarer Deck
*Note: Please bring the original documents for verification.

  1. New Competence

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Posted on June 19, 2015
*LICENSURE DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-12
  1. Accomplished MM Licensure Examination Form
  2. Birth certifcate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
  • For Class I*
    • Not less than 36 months as OIC-NW (or combined with CM) on ships of 3,000 gt or more; OR
    • Not less than 24 months as OIC-NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 3,000 goss tonnage or more;
  • For Class II**
    • Not less than 36 months as OIC-NW (whether combined with CM or not) on ships of 500 GT or more, OR
    • Not less than 24 months as OIC-NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 500 goss tonnage or more;
    • In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-NW 500 GT and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-8, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations II/2.2.1 and II/2.4.1;
      • If applying for Class I, but the approved seagoing service as OIC-NW is on ships between 500 and 3,000 gt only, an approved specialized training program in “Maneuvering and Handling a Ship 3,000 GT and above”.
    • The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  1. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-NW 500GT and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCD;
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  1. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD, or its approved alternative(s);
  1. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 6 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMT, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
  1. Valid NBI Clearance

 

*Class I – means a Master or Chief Mate who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships of Unlimited Tonnage, under the STCW Convention.

**Class II – means a Master or Chief Mate who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships not exceeding 3,000 gross tonnage, under the STCW Convention.

Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-10
  1. Accomplished MM Licensure Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    • For Class I, not less than 12 months as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gt or more; OR
    • For Class II, holder of valid COC as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gt or more, and approved seagoing service as such (no minimum duration); and
    • In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-NW 500 GT and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-8, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations II/2.2.1 and II/2.4.1;
      • If applying for Class I, but the approved seagoing service as OIC-NW is on ships between 500 and 3,000 gt only, an approved specialized training program in “Maneuvering and Handling a Ship 3,000 gt and above”.
      • The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  4. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-NW 500GT and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCD;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD, or its approved alternative(s);
  7. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 5 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMT, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
  8. Valid NBI Clearance
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-08
  1. Accomplished OIC-NW Licensure Examination Form;
  2. Birth certifcate showing that the candidate is not less than 18 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500gt or more of:
    • not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Deck Cadet, Deck Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-NW; OR
    • not less than 36 months in the deck department;
  1. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of onboard training that meets the requirements of Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, if in compliance with 2.1;
  2. Daily Journal of Bridge Watchkeeping Duties (DJBWD), as proof of bridge watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the master or a qualified officer for a period of not less 180 days, or its alternative, as outlined in STCW Circular 2014-02;
  3. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
  4. Transcript of records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of succesful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specificied in Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration; and
  5. Valid NBI Clearance
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-13
  1. Accomplished OIC-NW Licensure Examination Form;
  2. Birth certifcate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
  • For Class I*:
    • Not less than 36 months as OIC-EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
    • Not less than 24 months as OIC-EW and 2E combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as 2E on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more;
  • For Class II**, while a holder of valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
    • Not less than 24 months as OIC-EW or 2E combined, of which not less than 12 months shall be served while holding valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
    • Not less than 60 months as OIC-EW or 2E combined on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW propulsion power, of which not less than 12 months shall be served while holding valid COC as 2E on ships 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
    • None, while holding valid COC as 2E on ships 3,000 kW propulsion power or more (2E – Class I); and
  • In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
    • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-EW 750 kW and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-09, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations III/2.2.1 and III/3.2.1;
  • The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Cedrtificate of Competency.
  1. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-EW 750 kW and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCE;
  2. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  3. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s);
  4. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 6 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMarE, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
  1. Valid NBI Clearance

*Class I – means a Second Engineer Officer who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships of Unlimited Prpulsion Power, under the STCW Convention

**Class II – means a Second Engineer Officer who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships not exceeding 3,000 kW propulsion power, under the STCW Convention

Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-11
  1. Accomplished MM Licensure Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    • For Class I, not less than 12 months as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gt or more; OR
    • For Class II, holder of valid COC as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gt or more, and approved seagoing service as such (no minimum duration); and
    • In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-NW 500 GT and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-8, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations II/2.2.1 and II/2.4.1;
      • If applying for Class I, but the approved seagoing service as OIC-NW is on ships between 500 and 3,000 gt only, an approved specialized training program in “Maneuvering and Handling a Ship 3,000 gt and above”.
      • The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  4. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-NW 500GT and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCD;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD, or its approved alternative(s);
  7. In relation to the alternative(s) under Item 5 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMT, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
  8. Valid NBI Clearance
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-09
  1. Accomplished OIC-EW Licensure Examination Form
  2. Birth certifcate showing that the candidate is not less than 18 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
    • not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Engineer Cadet, Engineer Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-EW; OR
    • not less than 36 months in the engineering department;
  4. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of onboard training that meets the requirements of Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code, if in compliance with 2.1
  5. Daily Journal of Engine-room Watchkeeping Duties (DJEWD), as proof of engine watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the chief engineer officer or a qualified engineer officer for a period of not less 180 days, or its alternative, as outlined in STCW Circular 2014-2
  6. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  7. Transcript of records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of succesful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
  8. Valid NBI Clearance
Posted on March 10, 2015
*RE-VALIDATION OF CERTIFICATES (Management Level)
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-12
  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting, Medical First Aid and Medical Care)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-D
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-11
  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting, Medical First Aid and Medical Care
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-D
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-08
  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service
  3. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-13
  1. Assessment of competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-E
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-11
  1. Assessment of competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-E
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-09
  1. Assessment of Competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service
  3. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.
Posted on February 26, 2015
*CERTIFICATION (Management Level) – DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-12
  1. Accomplished Master Certification Form
  2. Theoretical Examination Result
  3. Practical Assessment (Note: A candidate who already passed the Management Level Course – D theoretical examination under MARINA as Chief shall be EXEMPTED from this requirement)
  4. GOC Examination (under NTC)
  5. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  6. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than Fast Rescue Boat
  7. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  8. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  9. Assessment of competence in Medical Care
  10. Proof of successful completion of the approved ECDIS simulator training or its alternative.
  11. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD or its approved alternatives.
  12. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500 GRT which is not beyond 5 years ago.
  • Class I – Not less than 36 months as OIC – NW (whether combined with CM or not) on ships of 3000 GRT or more; or not less than 24 months as OIC – NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 3000 GRT or more.
  • Class II – Not less than 36 months as OIC – NW (whether combined with CM or not) on ships of 500 GRT or more; or not less than 24 months as OIC – NW and CM combined, if not less than 12 months of such has been served as CM on ships of 500 GRT or more.
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-10
  1. Accomplished Chief Mate Certification Form
  2. Theoretical Examination Result
  3. Practical Assessment for Management Level
  4. GOC Examination (under NTC)
  5. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  6. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than Fast Rescue Boat
  7. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  8. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  9. Assessment of competence in Medical Care
  10. Proof of successful completion of the approved ECDIS simulator training or its alternative.
  11. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD or its approved alternatives.
  12. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500 GRT which is not beyond 5 years ago.
  • Class I – not less than 12 months as OIC – NW
  • Class II – holder of valid COC as OIC – NW on shipsof 500 GRT or more, and approved seagoing service as such (minimal duration only)
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-08
  1. Accomplished OIC-NW Licensure Examination Form;
  2. Birth certifcate showing that the candidate is not less than 18 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500gt or more of:
  • not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Deck Cadet, Deck Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-NW; or
  • not less than 36 months in the deck department;
  1. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of onboard training that meets the requirements of Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, if in compliance with 2.1;
  2. Daily Journal of Bridge Watchkeeping Duties (DJBWD), as proof of bridge watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the master or a qualified officer for a period of not less 180 days, or its alternative, as outlined in STCW Circular 2014-02;
  3. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
  4. Transcript of records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of succesful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specificied in Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration; and
  5. Valid NBI Clearance
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-13
  1. Accomplished Chief Engineer Certification Form
  2. Theoretical Examination Result (Note: A candidate who already passed the Management Level Course – Engine theoretical examination under MARINA as Second Engineer shall be EXEMPTED from this requirement)
  3. Practical Assessment
  4. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  7. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  8. Proof of successful completion of approved MLCE, or its approved alternatives
  9. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW which is not beyond 5 years ago.
  • Class I – Not less than 36 months as OIC – EW on ships of 3000 kW propulsion power or more; or not less than 24 months as OIC-EW and 2E combined, if not less than 12 of such has been served as 2E on ships of 3000 kW propulsion power or more.
  • Class II – Not less than 24 months as OIC – EW and 2E combined, of which not less than 12 months shall be served while holding valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kW not exceeding 3000 kW; or not less than 60 months as OIC – EW and 2E combined on ships between 100 kW and 750 kw propulsion power, of which holding valid COC as 2E on ships of 750 kw propulsion power not exceeding 3000 kW. None, while holding valid COC as 2E on ships pf 3000 kW propulsion or more.
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-11
  1. Accomplished Second Engineer Certification Form
  2. Theoretical examination result
  3. Practical Assessment
  4. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  7. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  8. Proof of successful completion of approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s)
  9. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
  • not less than 12 as OIC – EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
  • Not less than 12 month as OIC – EW or assistant engineer officer (any officer position lower than 2nd Engineer) on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; or 36 months as OIC – EW or assistant engineer officer on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW propulsion power.
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
Reference: STCW CIRCULAR NO. 2014-09
  1. Accomplished OIC-EW Certification Form
  2. Theoretical examination result
  3. Practical Assessment
  4. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  7. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  8. ERS with ERRM
  9. Proof of successful completion in High-voltage installations
  10. Proof of successful completion in Control Engineering
  11. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
  • not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Engineer Cadet, Engineer Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-EW; OR
  • not less than 36 months in the engineering department;
  1. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;
  1. Transcript of Records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of successful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.
Posted on March 10, 2015


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