Seafarers' Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code - Australian Government


You must comply with this code if you intend to provide training or receive certification as a master, officer or other seafarer.

This code is the result of an internationally accepted convention to ensure seafarers from all areas of the world operate to a minimum standard level.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All SCTW Code - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

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

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