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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 12Subpart F → §12.611

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart F—Requirements for STCW Rating Endorsements

§12.611   Requirements to qualify for an STCW endorsement as electro-technical rating (ETR) on vessels powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW/1,000 HP or more.

(a) To qualify for an STCW endorsement as an electro-technical rating, an applicant must—

(1) Be not less than 18 years of age;

(2) Provide evidence of—

(i) Twelve months of seagoing service, that includes training and experience associated with engine room watchkeeping functions and involves the performance of duties carried out under the supervision of an engineer officer, electro-technical officer, or a qualified STCW engine rating;

(ii) Proof of successful completion of a Coast Guard-approved or -accepted program, which includes not less than 6 months of approved seagoing service; or

(iii) Qualifications meeting the standard of competence specified in Table A-III/7 of the STCW Code (incorporated by reference, see §12.103 of this part) and approved seagoing service of not less than 3 months;

(3) Provide evidence of meeting the standard of competence specified in Table A-III/7 of the STCW Code; and

(4) Provide evidence of completion of an approved course in—

(i) Computer systems and maintenance; and

(ii) High-voltage power systems.

(b) An applicant who holds an STCW endorsement as able seafarer-engine and a national rating endorsement as electrician, electrician/refrigerating engineer, or junior engineer will be issued the ETR endorsement upon completion of the requirements in Section A-III/7 of the STCW Code and evidence of completion of the training required in paragraph (a)(4) of this section.

(c) Seafarers with the following national rating endorsement will be eligible for this endorsement upon completion of the requirements designated in this section:

Table 1 to §12.611(c)—STCW Endorsement as Electro-§Technical Rating

Entry path from national endorsements Sea service under authority of the endorsement1 Competence—STCW Table A-III/72
Electrician/refrigerating engineerNoneY
Junior engineerNoneY

1This column provides the minimum additional service required of the seafarer in order to meet the requirements of this section.

2Complete any items in paragraph (a)(3) of this section not previously satisfied.

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