Training record books

Some seafarer certificates require you to complete a training record book (sometimes known as a STaRS book) as part of the required training.

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) training record books have been developed to ensure New Zealand-trained and certified seafarers have the required competencies, skills and experience to meet New Zealand education standards and the international obligations and standards for seafarer training and competence. Other training record books have also been approved by the Director of MNZ for specific certificates.

Some seafarer certificates require you to complete a training record book (sometimes known as a STaRS book) as part of the required training.

The following training record books are currently available:

  • Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL)
  • Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) endorsed to less than 500 gross tonnage
  • Marine Engineer Class 6 (MEC 6)
  • Qualified Deck Crew (QDC)
  • Advanced Deckhand – Fishing (ADH-F)

Training record books

Seafarer training record book: Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) certificate of competency [PDF: 438Kb, 75 pages]

Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) endorsed to less than 500 gross tonnage [PDF: 608Kb, 27 pages]

Seafarer training record book: Marine Engineer Class 6 (MEC 6) certificate of competency [PDF: 478Kb, 79 pages]

Seafarer training record book: Qualified Deck Crew (QDC) certificate of proficiency[PDF: 474Kb, 39 pages]

Seafarer training record book: Advanced Deckhand Fishing (ADH-F) certificate of proficiency[PDF: 370Kb, 61 pages]

SeaCert background

Read about the background of SeaCert and its aims to provide competency-based systems that better suit seafarers in NZ.

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If you have any questions about seafarer certification, please contact our Personnel Certification team.

Phone:

New Zealand (toll free):
0508 SEACERT or 0508 732 237

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seafarers@maritimenz.govt.nz
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