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Other STCW Certificates According to Function Performed Onboard and /or Type of Vessel

commercial shipping liners

Other crew members with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship

designated crew member certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Designated person, safety & pollution control

Other crew members that are not certified under the STCW 2010 Convention or do not have designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship

non designated person certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Non designated person, safety & pollution control

If in charge of survival craft or rescue boats (other than fast rescue boats)

survival craft certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Survival craft or rescue boat

If designated as crew of a fast rescue boat

fast rescue boat certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Fast rescue boat

If designated to control fire fighting operations

fire fighting certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Fire fighting operations



If designated to provide medical care

medical care certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Medical care

If the seafarer has designated security duties

designated security certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Designated security duties

If designated as the ship security officer

ship security officer certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Ship security officer

If the seafarer has a non-security role onboard

non security role onboard certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - Non-security role onboard

For personnel working on passenger ships engaged in international voyages

international voyages certificates
      Table:Certificates and training requirements - International voyage

For personnel working on a tanker

tanker certificates 1
      Table1:Certificates and training requirements - Tanker

tanker certificates 2
      Table2:Certificates and training requirements - Tanker

tanker certificates 3
      Table3:Certificates and training requirements - Tanker

Anti Piracy Training

  • Anti piracy training for all crew will be dependent on the area the vessel operates in and may be incorporated into the security training required under the ISPS code at the discretion of the flag state and company.

ILO Rules on Seafarer Medical Training

  • Whilst the STCW Convention only requires medical certificates and basic training for seafarers certified under the convention or carrying out safety duties, the 2006 ILO MLC requires all seafarers have medicals, Reg 1.2 and successfully completed training for personal safety on board ship, Reg 1.3.

Additional Non-Mandatory Training - STCW 2010

  • B-V/a - Additional training for masters and chief mates of large ships and ships with unusual maneuvering characteristics
  • B-V/b - Training of officers and ratings responsible for cargo handling on ships carrying dangerous and hazardous substances in solid form in bulk
  • B-V/c - Training of officers and ratings responsible for cargo handling on ships carrying dangerous and hazardous substances in package form.
  • B-V/d - Application of the provisions of the STCW Convention to mobile offshore units (MOUs).
  • B-V/e - Training and experience for personnel operating dynamic positioning systems.
  • B-V/g – Training of masters and officers for ships operating in polar waters.

 Note: C/R - Certificates Required, D/P Documentary Proof, T/O Training Onboard, E/R Endorsement Required

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