To be eligible for this certificate, you must:
- hold a certificate of competency as an Australian Master Class 1 or an equivalent certificate or experience and qualification approved by the Authority
- have served aboard a vessel with no less than 1 first mate, navigating the area to which the exemption applies for no less than 12 months immediately prior to application
- produce a medical certificate that meets the specified requirements
- pass any training or examinations required by the Authority.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.