Masters and deck officers
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These guidelines are for new applicants for certificates and/or endorsements:
Chief MateChief Mate on ships less than 3000 gross tonnage [Chief mate <3000GT]Chief Mate Yacht Master Master on Ships less than 3000 gross tonnage [Master <3000GT] Master on Ships less than 500 gross tonnage [Master <500GT] Master on Ships less than 500 gross tonnage in the near coastal area [Master <500GT NC]Master YachtMaster Yacht less than 24 metres [Master Yacht <24M]Master Yacht less than 500GT [Master Yacht <500GT] Mate Fishing Vessel [MFV] Mate Fishing Vessel – Unlimited [MFV-U] Skipper Coastal / Offshore [SCO] Skipper Fishing Vessel [SFV] Skipper Fishing Vessel – Unlimited [SFV-U] Skipper Restricted Limits [SRL] Watchkeeper Deck Watchkeeper Deck on ships less than 500 gross tonnage in near-coastal area[Watchkeeper Deck <500GT NC]
Transitioning to new certificates
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