Training & certification guidance: UK requirements for electro-technical officers.
This merchant shipping notice (MSN) sets out and explains the regulatory requirements
regarding the implementation of training elements applicable under chapter III/6, of the
standards of training, certification and watchkeeping (STCW) convention and code. It
outlines the examination and training requirements for merchant navy electro-technical
officer (ETO). The certification system provides a route for trainee officers, those with electrical or electronic engineer qualifications, experienced ETOs and ratings entering the industry to achieve an ETO certificate of competency.
Notice to all owners, masters, officers, ratings and those concerned with maritime
This notice replaces the MCA interim ETO guidance.