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Marine Department

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Certification and Examination for Seafarers Including Examination Schedule
Application and Payment Hours

Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.*

* No cash/EPS payment to be made after 4:30 p.m.

1.       Written Examination Schedules
Grade 1 ( any pleasure vessel )
Grade 2 ( not more than 15 m in length overall )

2.       Oral Examination Schedules
Oral Examination

3.       Related Rules
a) Examination Rules for Pleasure Vessel Operator Certificate of Competency (PDF)
(Chapter 5 - Applications, Examination Procedures and General Provisions
Chapter 6 - Examinations
Chapter 7 - Examination Syllabuses)
b) Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Local Ceritificates of Competency) Rules (PDF)
(Schedule 1 Application fees)

4.       Demonstrative Application and Mock Examination – helps candidates to familarize themselves with the format and operation of the computerized examination system
(Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution)

5.       Examination Guidebook
a) Examination Guidebook on Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 2 Certificate of Competency (Chinese version only - PDF)

For Enquiry : 2852 4941


1.       Written Examination Schedules

Coxswain
Grade 2 (not more than 24 m in length)
Grade 3 (not more than 15 m in length)
Engine Operator
Grade 2 (aggregate power not more than 1,500 kW)
Grade 3 (aggregate power not more than 750 kW)

2.       Oral Examination Schedules
Oral Examination

3.      Related Rules
a)  Examination Rules for Local Certificates of Competency(PDF)
(Chapter 5 - Applications, Examination Procedures and General Provisions
Chapter 6 - Examinations
Chapter 7 - Examination Syllabuses)
b)  Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Local Ceritificates of Competency) Rules (PDF)
(Schedule 1 Application fees)

4.       Demonstrative Application and Mock Examination – helps candidates to familarize themselves with the format and operation of the computerized examination system
(Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution)


5.       List of Recognized Maritime Courses for Prior to Coxswain Grade 3 Certificate Examination (PDF)



6.       Coxswain Grade 3 Certificate Examination Guidebook (Chinese version only - PDF)



7.       List of Specified Government Vessels Used by Leisure and Cultural Services Department Crew (PDF)




For Enquiry : 2852 4941
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