Certificate of Rating - Australian Government

Description

You will require this certificate if you intend to work on board regulated Australian vessel, domestic commercial vessel or a recreational vessel that has Australian nationality.

There are three kinds of Rating Certificates available:

  • Certificate of Rating as Able Seaman;
  • Certificate of Rating as Deck Rating; and
  • Certificate of Rating as Engine Room Rating.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible as an Able Seaman you must:

  • Have completed 12 months sea service while holding a Deck Rating Certificate;
  • Hold a Steering Certificate; and
  • Hold a Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats.

To be eligible for a Deck Rating you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Complete approved pre-sea training courses;
  • Complete 12 months sea service with any duties connected with keeping a navigation watch; and
  • Hold a Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats.

To be eligible for an Engine Room Rating you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Complete approved pre-sea training courses; and
  • Complete 6 months sea service with any duties connected with keeping an engine room watch.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Fees

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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Forms

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

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Enquiries

Navigation Safety and International Division

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5664
Fax: 02 6279 5966