Each applicant for an original tankerman–PIC endorsement must—
(a) Be at least 18 years old;
(b) Apply on a form provided by the Coast Guard;
(c) Present evidence of—
(1) Passing a physical and medical examination in accordance with § 13.125 of this part;
(2) Service on tankships in accordance with § 13.203 of this subpart;
(3) Completion of an approved firefighting course that provides training in the subjects
listed in Table 1 to § 13.121(g) of this part completed within 5 years of the date of application for the endorsement,
unless he or she has previously submitted such a certificate for a license, tankerman
endorsement, or officer endorsement on an MMC; and
(4) Completion of an approved course for Tankship: Dangerous Liquids or Tankship: Liquefied
Gases appropriate to the endorsement applied for within the previous 5 years. A course certificate used for original issuance or renewal of an endorsement cannot
be used for a subsequent renewal of the same endorsement; and
(d) Be capable of speaking and understanding, in English, all instructions needed to
commence, conduct, and complete a transfer of cargo, and be capable of reading and
understanding the English language found in the Declaration of Inspection, vessel
response plans, and Material Safety Data Sheet.
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