Mlc Cook Requirements

5.2 A ship`s cook`s certificate issued by an administration which is neither an EU Member State nor a signatory to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 may be recognised as equivalent to a ship`s cook`s certificate issued in accordance with the minimum requirements of the MLC, provided that it has been demonstrated that the training approved by the competent authority complies with UK requirements and a letter of intent between the United Kingdom and the administration Consists of. President. – The next agenda is the report (Doc. 6.5 Food prepared by seafarers for themselves or by a seafarer for another outside the confines of the galley is exempt from the requirements of sections 6.1 and 6.2. “Eligible Person” means the training required of a person to obtain a certificate of competency in cooking a ship in accordance with Rule 38 and is listed in Schedules 1 and 2 to this notice (see subsection 3.1.3). Paragraph 9 of this notice sets out the provisions relating to the relevant provisions of the MLC minimum requirements. These equivalent arrangements may be made on passenger ships and mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) or special purpose vessels (SPS) with a large number of non-maritime crews. These vessels have large catering departments and can carry specialized cooks and managers who are not individually trained in all the skills required by ship cooks, but are trained among themselves to this required standard. It is up to the owner/operator of the vessel to prove that the proposed catering personnel have all the skills of a ship cook. Where an equivalent is agreed, it shall be recorded in a clause in the ship`s Secure Crew Document (SMD) indicating how equivalence is to be achieved. No, but the administration provides SQs to ship`s cooks at the request of the shipowner. Shipowners may apply for an SQ for ships meeting the requirements referred to in points (a) or (b). If the existing master has the required experience of two (2) years within the last five (5) years prior to the effective date of August 20, 2013, a certificate from the shipowner or his representative will be accepted by the administration after the entry into force of the MLC 2006.

It sets minimum training requirements for all cooks and catering personnel on ships. 2.3 In exceptional circumstances, the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA, acting on behalf of the Secretary of State) may grant an exemption to a ship that may operate without a qualified cook until the next port of call or for a maximum period of one month, but only if there is a person on board the ship who is competent in areas such as food, personal hygiene and handling in accordance with the relevant requirements of this Shipping Notice (Appendix 1). A request for derogation may be submitted to the MCA. If agreed, an exemption will be granted in writing and may be subject to conditions. The requirement that the cook of a qualified ship be carried on board a ship is not based on tonnage, but on the number of crews carried on board the ship. 5.1 MCA (on behalf of the Secretary of State) accepts a ship`s cook`s certificate issued by another administration after the date of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as equivalent to a ship`s cook`s certificate issued in accordance with the minimum requirements of the MLC to serve as a qualified ship`s cook on a British ship. 1.3 The minimum requirements of the MLC do not apply to unseaworthy ships or pleasure craft, fishing vessels, warships or auxiliaries, ships of traditional design (such as dhows or junks) or ships not normally engaged in commercial activity. 1.1 Merchant Shipping Part 8 (Maritime Labour Convention) (minimum requirements for seafarers, etc.) The 2014 Regulations (“the minimum requirements of the MLC”) implement for the United Kingdom the food and catering requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in relation to ships` cooks and other catering personnel. In particular, that notice lays down minimum training requirements for all cooks and catering staff on ships. The new training requirements take into account religious requirements and religious feeding practices, as well as the duration and nature of the trip. Ship cooks can qualify from the age of 18.

The minimum time at sea has been reduced from five years at sea to one month. The obligation to carry the cook of a ship applies only to ships located more than 60 miles from a safe port and to ships operating with more than 10 seafarers on board. 1.2 This notice also addresses the requirements for the transport and training of catering staff and persons who process food for others in the kitchen, in particular Rule 40 of the MLC Minimum Requirements. This notice contains information on merchant shipping requirements (Maritime Labour Convention) (minimum requirements for seafarers, etc.). Regulations, 2014 (the “MLC Minimum Requirements Regulations”). Part 8 of this provision was adopted to implement Regulation 3.2 and Standard A3.2 of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. A seafarer who has worked as a cook on board and who has evidence indicated in the documents required for the vessel`s experience section. Graduates can also apply for the hospitality industry, specializing in cooking, who have completed a degree regulated by a recognized educational institution.

4.1 Applications for a UK ship`s cook`s certificate (MLC 2006) should be sent to the address indicated at the end of this communication using application form MSF4395. This includes information about the documents to be submitted with the application form. Proof of training of flight attendants is dealt with in MLC-004/5.3.4 and 5.3.5, which may be a certificate of completion of the chef`s training course approved by the administration; or a valid national certificate issued by a Party to the MLC, 2006; or, for existing cooks, a certificate from the shipowner.