An appropriate engineering qualification must be held by a person in charge of the propulsion machinery of a commercial vessel. There are various prerequisites, courses and sea time requirements to be satisfied depending on the size of the vessel and the area of its operation.
Further information can be found at http://www.amsa.gov.au/vessels/national-system/seafarers/index.asp
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Cash, Credit Card, EFT, Cheque.
Department of Transport
Marine Safety Branch
Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 (Northern Territory)
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