MARINA Requirements for Second Engineer License, Certification, and Revalidation

Obtaining a Second Engineer license, certification, or re-validation in MARINA is sometimes confusing. That’s why we need a summarized list of documentary requirements based on MARINA’s STCW Circular No. 2014-11. Feel free to check the licensing, certification, and re-validation requirements below.

LICENSURE:

  1. Accomplished 2/E Licensure Examination Form
  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (NSO authenticated);
  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    1. Class I
      • Not less than 12 months as OIC-EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
    2. Class II
      • While a holder of valid COC as OIC-EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
        1. Not less than 12 months as OIC-EW or assistant engineer officer (any engineer officer position lower than 2E) on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
        2. Not less than 36 months as OIC-EW or assistant engineer officer (any engineer officer position lower than 2E) on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW propulsion power; and
    3. In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
      • If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-EW 750 kW and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-09, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations III/2.2.1 and III/3.2.1;
      • The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  4. Approved Training Record Boook (TRB) as proof of in-service experience that meets the requirements of specific Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) under certain competences, under Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, while a holder of the COC for OIC-EW 750 kW and above, as alternative to specific modules in the MLCE;
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention; and
  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s);
  7. In relation to the aternative(s) under Item 6 where the candidate claims partial completion of the management level education and training under the approved BSMarE, Transcript of Records (TOR) with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, clearly showing the proof of partial completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.

CERTIFICATION:
  1. Accomplished Second Engineer Certification Form
  2. Proof of successful completion of approved MLCE, or its approved alternative(s)
  3. Assessment of competence in Medical First Aid
  4. Assessment of competence in Advance Fire fighting
  5. Assessment of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than fast rescue boat
  6. Assessment of competence in Basic Training
  7. Practical Assessment
  8. Theoretical examination result
  9. Approved seagoing service on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more:
    1. Not less than 12 as OIC – EW on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; OR
    2. Not less than 12 month as OIC – EW or assistant engineer officer (any officer position lower than 2nd Engineer) on ships of 750 kW propulsion power or more; or 36 months as OIC – EW or assistant engineer officer on ships between 100 kW and 750 kW propulsion power.
  10. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention;

REVALIDATION:
  1. Assessment of competence (Basic Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, Advance Fire Fighting and Medical First Aid)
  2. Approved Seagoing Service or its approve alternatives
  3. Proof of Successful Completion of Training in MLC-E
  4. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-Accredited Clinic/Hospital.

source: www.marina.gov.ph

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Anvin Argañosa

An Electronics Engineer by profession. A land-based worker turned into an ocean dweller. An "aspiring" business tycoon and financial advocate. A loving father to my daughter Julian. And a very obedient husband to Ann (wink!).

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