Guidance

MIN 524 Engineer officer small vessel Certificate of Competency

The MIN details requirements relating to certificate of competency for Engineer officer of small vessels.

This MIN details the requirements relating to the certification structure and examination and training requirements for engineer officers wanting to work on Fishing Vessels, Yachts, Tugs, Workboats, Standby, Seismic Survey, Oceanographic Research Vessels and Government Patrol Vessels.

Notice to all Ship owners, Masters, Officers, Ratings and those concerned with maritime training.

This notice should be read with MSN 1857, MSN 1859 and MSN 1865.

This MIN has been extended and expires 1st October 2022.

Published 12 July 2016
Last updated 31 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. This MIN has been extended until 1 October 2022 to provide clarity on the Engineer Officer Small Vessel Certificate of Competency requirements. No other changes have been applied to this document. After the 1 October 2022, this MIN will be replaced by MIN 524 (Amendment 1) to update the Engineer Small Vessel requirements in line with the Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2022.

  2. First published.