AMSA Certification Requirements for Seafarers Holding Domestic Near Coastal Seafarer Qualifications on a Regulated Australian Vessel (RAV)
For vessels of less than 80 metres in length and with a total propulsion power of less 3000 kW engaged on Australian near coastal voyages within the EEZ AMSA will accept Australian domestic near coastal seafarer qualifications issued in compliance with NSCV Part D - Crew Competencies (November 2013).
Seafarers holding domestic near coastal seafarer qualifications on a Regulated Australian Vessel (RAV) must undertake STCW short courses that could be relevant to the position held on board a particular vessel. STCW short courses cover specific knowledge and competencies that directly relate to either safety of vessels or safety of seafarers.
Seafarers holding domestic near coastal seafarer qualifications on a Regulated Australian Vessel (RAV) must undertake STCW short courses that could be relevant to the position held
Requirements for AMSA Domestic Seafarers on Regulated Vessels
All applications for a Minimum Safe Manning Document for a regulated Australian vessel (refer Navigation Act 2012 Section 15) that include seafarer qualifications issued under NSCV Part D must include an assessment of STCW short courses required for particular crew members or particular positions on board.
AMSA does not require STCW short course endorsements to be placed in seafarer certificates issued in compliance with NSCV Part D. The owner/ operator of a vessel must be satisfied that the seafarer holds the appropriate STCW short course completion certificate; if the need has been determined.
STCW Course Requirements for Australian Domestic Seafarers