The holder of this certificate may act as Master on board a vessel of not more than 500 gross tonnage engaged on a near coastal voyage, as Chief Mate on board a vessel of not more than 3000 gross tonnage engaged on a near coastal voyage and as Master of a vessel of any tonnage engaged on a sheltered waters voyage.
This page provides a guide to the examinations required for this certification, and those examinations are further discussed on their respective pages. The requirements for certification for Master 500 Gross Tonnage Near Coastal are specified in the Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR 2007/115), s. 126.
|Hold a Certificate|
|Experience||At least 12 months of sea service as officer in charge of the deck watch, after obtaining a Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate, Watchkeeping Mate certificate, Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal certificate or Chief Mate 500 Gross Tonnage, Domestic certificate, on board one or more vessels of at least 25 gross tonnage while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages.|
|Certificates to be provided to the examiner|
There is an age requirement (20 years old) for this certification.