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Rating Forming Part of Engineering Watch (STCW Regulation III/4)

TESDA 37 East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

The Qualification specifies the minimum standard of competence for Rating Forming Part of an Engineering Watch including competencies in engine room housekeeping and maintaining correct water level and steam pressure (for keeping boiler watch) on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more.

Suggested Nominal Training Duration:

28  Hours  (Basic Competencies)
24  Hours 
(Common Competencies)
32  Hours 
(Core Competencies)

This course is designed to equip individual with operational skills, knowledge and attitudes of Ratings Forming Part of an Engineering Watch in accordance with STCW Codes and Regulations. It covers core competencies such as perform functions of a rating forming part of an engine room watch, perform engine room housekeeping; and maintaining the water level and steam pressure (For keeping boiler watch).
This course is also designed to enhance the basic and common knowledge, skills and attitudes of an individual in the field of engine seafaring.

A person who has achieved this Qualification is competent to be:

  •  Rating Forming part of an engineering watch


This section specifies the qualifications of trainees and educational experience.  Other requirements like health and physical requirements are also stated.  Passing entry written examinations may also be indicated if necessary. 

  • Must be 18 years old and above
  • Must have passed the medical examination for eyesight and hearing as per TESDA Board Resolution No. 2002-21
Program Type: Short Course
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