Canada Shipping Act - Marine Personnel RegulationsSecond-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship
145. (1) An applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate who holds a Fourth-class Engineer certificate with STCW endorsement or a Third-class Engineer certificate for the same type of vessel to which the certificate sought relates shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.
Column 1 Column 2
Item Requirements Specifications
1. Hold a certificate Fourth-class Engineer certificate with STCW endorsement.
2. Experience After acquiring the qualifying service required for a Third-class Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship certificate, acquire at least 12 months of additional qualifying service as follows:
(a) at least 6 months of sea service as engineer in charge of the engineering watch or in charge of machinery on one or more of the following vessels that have a propulsive power of at least 750 kW:
(i) on board a motor vessel other than a stationary MOU, in the case of an applicant for a motor ship certificate, or
(ii) on board a steamship, in the case of an applicant for a steamship certificate;
(b) up to 3 months of qualifying service in respect of attendance at a program or course, other than an approved training course, at a maximum rate of one day of service for every three days of attendance, if
(i) the program or course substantially covers the subject-matter of at least one of the examinations referred to in item 4, and
(ii) the applicant provides a testimonial indicating that the applicant has successfully completed that program or course; and
(c) any remaining time in any combination of the following types of service on one or more of the following vessels that have a power of at least 750 kW:
(i) service as an engineer on board a steamship or motor vessel,
(ii) service as an engineer on board an MOU that does not have a propulsion system accrued at a rate of one-half the time served counting as qualifying service, and
(iii) up to 3 months of qualifying service in respect of time spent in laying up, fitting out or refitting a vessel at a rate of a maximum of one day of qualifying service for each calendar day of at least 8 hours of work.
3. Certificates to be provided to the examiner (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety;
(b) MED training with respect to proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats;
(c) MED in advanced fire fighting;
(d) MED for senior officers;
(e) marine advanced first aid; and
(f) ship management practices taught using a propulsive plant simulator.
4. Pass examinations (a) The following written examinations at the second-class engineer level, while holding a Fourth-class Engineer certificate:
(i) applied mechanics,
(iv) naval architecture, and
(v) technical drawing;
(b) after providing the certificate referred to in paragraph 3(f), an examination on ship management practices using a propulsive plant simulator;
(c) written examination on general engineering knowledge at the second-class level, after meeting the requirements of items 2 and 3 and paragraphs (a) and (b);
(d) one of the following written examinations at the second-class level, after meeting the requirements of paragraph (c):
(i) engineering knowledge of motor vessels, in the case of an applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate, or
(ii) engineering knowledge of steamships, in the case of an applicant for a Second-class Engineer, Steamship certificate; and
(e) oral examination on the knowledge set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) and a knowledge of the legislation relevant to the certificate sought, after passing the examination referred to in paragraph (d).