Compass Adjuster's Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to become a qualified compass adjuster.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 for this licence you must:

  • Have successfully completed an AMSA approved course in the adjustment of compasses;
  • Provide copies of at least 12 deviation cards of ships whose compasses you assisted in the adjustment of; and
  • Provide testimonials of the responsible adjusters in relation to your satisfactory assistance.

You must also provide a certified copy of your Certificate of Competency. Under certain circumstances, overseas compass adjuster licences may be recognised.

It is an ongoing requirement that you comply with the relevant standards:

  • Magnetic Compasses Carriage and Performance Standards; and
  • Performance Standards for Gyro-compasses.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Until revoked.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Certificate or Endorsement - PDF

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

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

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