Guidance

How to apply for a UK engineering fishing CoC

Information on how to apply for a UK fishing certificate of competence for engineers.

Documents

Engineering fishing certificates of competency

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Details

Fishing vessels over 750kW (Approx 1005 HP) must carry two engineers, a chief engineer holding a fishing class 1 and a second engineer holding a class 2.

This is regardless of the vessel’s length, tonnage and area of operation.

To be issued with a class 1 you must hold a UK or Irish class 2.

Published 6 May 2014