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Certificates of Rating - Australian Government


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

There are different Rating Certificates available:

  • Certificate of Rating as Able Seafarer - Deck
  • Certificate of Rating as Able Seafarer - Engine
  • Certificate of Rating as Engine Room Watch Rating
  • Certificate of Navigational Watch Rating
  • Certificate of Integrated Rating
  • Certificate of Chief Integrated Rating.

Each grade of certificate indicates different permitted duties or functions.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for certificate of ratings for any of the certificate grade you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have completed required program of study.

Please note that different certificate grades may have different eligibility requirements.


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Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached documents.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.