STCW Career Guide


STCW Career Guide

III/4 - Rating Forming Part of an Engineering Watch (RFPEW)


Minimum Age Required
16 Years

Sea Time Requirements

  • 6 months under supervision of an officer or rating, OR
  • Pre-sea training and 2 months sea time under the supervision of an officer or a rating

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application for Certificate of Competence and Physical Examination Report
  • Submit copy of passport with application
  • Submit Sea Service Letters or copies of discharge papers
  • Include all copies of held licenses, Certificates of Competence, training certificates, completed assessments and training record book

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