MYANMAR

 

AUTHORITY RESPONSIBLE FOR MARITIME EDUCATION / TRAINING AND ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES

 

DEPARTMENT OF MARINE ADMNISTRATION

Six Storey Building, Kannar Road, Yangon, Myanmar

Tel: (951) 2541 57/8

Fax: (951) 254 159

Email: myanmarine@mptmail.net.mm

 

A.        ASSESSMENT CRITERIA PROCEDURES

 

P      National standard approved by the maritime safety administration   

 

B.                 METHOD PAPER 

 

-         Paper Test

-         Practical Assessment

-         Assignment

-         Aural& Oral Test

 

C.  FREQUENCY OF PAPER TEST

 

            -           Each Semester

 

D.  PROVISION FOR COURSES EVALUATION

 

-     Evaluation criteria available

-     Frequency: Irregular

 

E.   EXAMINATION SYSTEM ON BOARD TRAINING ARRANGEMENT

 

-     Authority Maritime Safety Administration

-         Training record books (TRB) have to be approved by the authority

-         Type of TRB : National TRB

-          The monitoring is conducted by the authority 

 

F.   QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE OF EXAMINER 

 

      i.    Academic Background (percentage of the whole academic staff)

 

P      Master degree: Over 70%

 

      ii.   Maritime qualification

 

P      Levels of certificates of competence

-     Master: over 30 %                   

                        -     Chief Engineer: over 30 %       

 

P      Sea Experience

-         4 years

 

G.  QUALITY STANDARD SYSTEM

     

      i.    Certificate Issuing Procedure: National Standard System 

 

      ii.   Conduct of Eternal evaluation for Quality Standards System

 

P      Conducted by Maritime authority or approved agency every two years.

 

      iii.  Issue of Certificates (unlimited certificate only )

 

Issue of certificates

Master

Chief Mate

Deck OOW

Chief Engineer

Engineer OOW

Ratings for deck

Ratings for Engine

Type of certificate

V

V

V

V

V

V

V

Minimum age

   

20 yrs

 

21 yrs

18 yrs

18 yrs

Medical requirements

V

V

V

V

V

V

V

Completion of approved education and training

V

V

V

V

V

V

v

Passing of oral examinations

V

V

V

V

V

   

Minimum sea service

2 yr

1 yr

3 yr

4 yr

1 yr

9 months

1 yr

Completion of training record book

   

V

 

V

   

Completion of mandatory short courses

V

V

V

V

V

V

V

Note :   1)   OOW = Officer of Watchkeeping

 

      iv.  Issue of Special Certificates or Endorsements

 

Training course

Issue certificate or endorsements

Approved training

Authority training

Recognized examinations

Oral examinations

Familiarization and Basic Safety

V

V

   

V

Radar and ARPA

V

V

 

V

 

Proficiency in Survival craft and rescue boats

V

V

 

V

 

Advanced fire fighting

V

V

 

V

 

Proficiency in medical first aid

V

V

 

V

 

Medical care on board

V

V

   

V

Safe operation tanker

V

V

 

V

 

Chemical tanker safety

V

V

 

V

 

 

Note: The Maritime Coastguard Agency (United Kingdom) recognizes the certificates issued by the Department of Marine Administration, Ministry of Transport for Myanmar.