National 2nd Assistant Engineer Steam/Motor/GT

certifying organization info

United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center National 2nd Assistant Engineer Steam/Motor/GT 100 Forbes Drive Martinsburg
WV 25404-7120


The propulsion plant of a vessel and management of the engineering department is the responsibility of the Engineering Officers. Engineering officers' licenses are issued by grade. The Second Assistant Engineer license has specific limitations for deck and engineering officers, which include tonnage and horsepower, time at sea, minimum time held in other specific engineering positions and specific first aid requirements. National 2nd Assistant Engineer Steam/Motor/GT Website


More than two years of education or training after high school required? Yes

More than two years of work experience required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? No

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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