MED D - Senior Officer Certification

Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement;
Transport Canada Training Certificate


Watchkeeping Mate or Fouth-class Engineer or Fishing Master, Third Class and successful completion of the following courses:

  • STCW Basic Safety
  • Survival Craft – STCW’95 V1/2 and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats; and
  • Advanced Firefighting-STCW’95 V1/3 & Officer Certification or MED-C Officer Certification (in lieu of the above three STCW’95 courses)

Candidate Document Number (CDN) obtained from Transport Canada – (709) 772-5167

Course Description

This course in Marine Emergency Duties is designed for a vessel’s senior management. It includes the more senior aspects of emergency duties. The course is approved by Transport Canada and is mandatory for both deck and engineering officers requiring a continued proficiency endorsement. It also meets the Transport Canada course syllabus in Marine Publication TP 4957.

Course Outline

1.0 Contingency Plans

2.0 Orientation and Emergency Training of Crew Members

3.0 Emergency Management

4.0 Damage Control

5.0 Abandoning Vessel

6.0 Search and Rescue

7.0 Organization and Management of Medical Care Onboard

ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

Course Section List

There are no sections available for this course. Some courses are based on public/industry interest.Please fill out our course communication form to express interest in this course which will help us in organizing future sections.