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Objectives:

To implement the transitional arrangements based on Regulations III/6of the STCW’78 Convention, as amended for existing ETOs and

To prescribe the assessment of competence for certification of seafarers who have served in a capacity relevant to the duties and responsibilities of an ETO under the Transitory Provisions of Regulations III/6 of the STCW Convention.

 

Coverage:

This Circular covers the certification of existing seafarers who have served in a capacity relevant to the duties and responsibilities of an ETO under the Transitory Provisions of Regulations III/6 of the STCW Convention.

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Assessment Duration: 1 day

Schedule: EVERY WEEK

(MON-FRI Everyday) Familiarization/Practical – 1 day

Reference:

MARINA-STCW Circular 2016-13

 

Accreditation:

MARINA (Maritime Industry Authority) STCW Office – Republic of the Philippines

Requirements:

Seagoing Service

Seagoing service in the following capacity or position on seagoing ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 Kw propulsion power or more shall be considered relevant to the tasks, duties and responsibilities of an ETO for certification purposes:

  • Electro-Technical Officer; or
  • Chief Electrician; or
  • Senior Electrician; or
  • Electrical Officer; or
  • Electrical Engineer; or
  • Electronics Engineer; or
  • Electro-Engineer or
  • Instrumentation Engineer; or

Other relevant capacity or position supported by:
• Certified true copy of the company’s Quality Assurance Manual indicating the duties and responsibilities of such capacity or position; or
• Crew list; or
• Job description attested by the company

Existing seafarers who intend to be certificated as ETO under the above mentioned STCW provisions shall have not less than 12 months of seagoing service in any of the aforesaid capacity or position within the last 60 months or five (5) years prior to 31 December 2016

 

CLICK HERE – Seafarers Certification System

 

Certification:

Assessee who successfully completed and passed the assessment thereof, shall be issued a Certificate of Assessment

Practical Assessment Competencies:

Existing seafarers who meet the required seagoing service under Section V, item 1 above shall qualify to take and pass the practical assessment approved by the Administration.

Competence
Time allocated
Passing %
F1-C1 Electrical and Electronic Systems
45 mins
80%
F2-C2 Automation and Control Technology
45 mins
80%

 

The candidate for certification shall be required to answer correctly both the two (2) practical questions/ scenarios to pass the assessment

A candidate who fails in any of the practical assessment scenarios for 3 times, shall not be allowed to apply for re-sit, and shall be required to take the approved ETO training program.