Chief Integrated Rating (CIR)

Course also known as:Chief IR, CIR

Designed for people working in the maritime industry in charge of the Integrated Ratings on a ship. Chief Integrated Ratings are responsible for implementing the planned maintenance system and maintaining relevant stores.

This qualification meets the competency requirements of a Chief Integrated Rating as described in Marine Orders 70 and Marine Orders 73 (2014) under the Australian Navigation Act 2012 administered by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

Who should participate?

Holders of an Integrated Rating Certificate of Proficiency who wish to qualify as a Chief Integrated Rating.

Course Entry Prerequisites

Please note the prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:

  • AMSA issued Integrated Rating Certificate of Proficiency


The following certificates will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

  • Chief Integrated Rating (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg II/4 and III/4 and Code Sections A-II/4 and A-III/4, Tables A-II/4 and III/4
  • Advanced Fire (AMSA approved) meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/3 and Code Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3
  • Sea Survival Continued Competence for Personal Survival Techniques – STCW Table A-VI/1-1 and Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats – STCW Table A-VI/2-1

100% attendance, full participation and completion of all practical exercises is required in order to successfully complete the course and qualify for the issue of the course certificates.

Australian residents who successfully complete this course will also receive a Statement of Attainments for MARF011 Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel, PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue and MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus and MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres. MARF011, PUASAR025A, MSMWHS216 and MSMWHS217 are nationally recognised units of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).

AMSA Information

The information below is provided to you as a guide only. It is recommended you check with AMSA regarding the current requirements.

AMSA eligibility requirements, a person must:

(a) hold a certificate of proficiency as Integrated Rating; and

(b) have completed at least 24 months documented qualifying seagoing service as a qualified Integrated Rating.

  • Duration: 11 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
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The CIR course was well structured. Lots to benefit from and the teachers are very professional but you can still have a good laugh. A credit to AMC Search, thank you.

Darren Hobby, Tekay