An Able Seaman or Efficient Deckhand work as an unlicensed member of the deck department. Deck ratings are responsible for cleaning, sweeping, chipping of rust, polishing, etc. They help in loading and unloading of cargo and in port they assist in the mooring of the ship as well as taking a watch at sea. They are also members of the emergency team, lifesaving, damage control, and safety equipment.Qualifications / Skills Required: The basic level is Efficient Deck Hand (EDH) which can lead on to an Able Seaman certificate.
Candidates require the following to obtain an EDH certificate:
- 4 basic STCW 95 certificates (Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities),
- Seafarer’s medical Certificate, Security Awareness Training (Designated Security Duties training may be required by certain companies)
- Navigational Watch Rating Certificate
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