Entry requirements


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR EMCI PRACTITIONERS
Version: August 2016
If you want to register as EMCI practitioner (maritime arbitrator, broker or mediator, yachtbroker, shipbroker, broker barges & houseboats, yachtsurveyor, marinesurveyor, harbourmaster) you have to meet the entry requirements.
Click here for the flowchart entry audit EMCI practitioners
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1. Background auditAssociateFull
1.1. Proof of no criminal record (letter of good conduct, police clearance or equal)yesyes
1.2. General letters (2x) of recommendation, issued by any third party, not family or employer yesno
1.3. Letters (2x) of recommendation, issued by clients noyes
2. Identification audit
2.1. Completed online application formyesyes
2.2. Proof of company registration | or own statement 'not connected to a company, working for own risk & account'
yesyes
2.3. Proof valid liability insurance polisoptionalyes
2.4. Proof qualifying escrow structure
2.4.1. If harbourmaster: not required, not applicable
2.4.2. If maritime broker: required
2.4.3. If yachtsurveyor: required
yesyes
2.5. Proof qualifying professional documents
2.5.1. If harbourmaster: not applicable
2.5.2. If maritime broker: (1) broker agreement (2) agreement on sale & purchase (3) appraisal report
2.5.3. If yachtsurveyor: (1) survey report (2) appraisal report
yesyes
3. Experience audit (*) (**)
3.1. Current scope related curriculum vitaeyesyes
3.2. Over specific number of years of experience
3.2.1. If harbourmaster: 2 years
3.2.2. If maritime broker: 4 years
3.2.3. If yachtsurveyor: 4 years
noyes
3.3. Appointed mentoryesno
4. Education | Training audit (*) (***)
4.1. Proof of prior education & training
4.1.1. If harbourmaster: not required, not applicable
4.1.2. If maritime broker: minimum middle level education or demonstrable and verifiable similar thinking, knowledge and working level
4.1.3. If yachtsurveyor: minimum middle level technical education or demonstrable and verifiable similar thinking, knowledge and working level
yesyes
4.2. Scope & (sub)types related accredited professional training (******)
4.2.1. If harbourmaster: at least 4 completed courses out of the list of accepted learning / skills areas (*****)
4.2.2. If maritime broker: (1) maritime brokers practice (2) orientation technical aspect of yachting (3) law
4.2.3. If yachtsurveyor: (1) yachtsurveying practice (2) law
yesyes
5. Knowledge test (exam) (*) (***)
5.1. Knowledge test (theory only)
5.1.1. If harbourmaster: not required, not applicable, see under education & training audit (*****)
5.1.2. If maritime broker: (1) maritime brokers practice (2) orientation technical aspect of yachting (3) law
5.1.3. If yachtsurveyor: (1) yachtsurveying practice (2) law
yesyes
6. Skills test (exam) (*) (****)
6.1. Skills test
6.1.1. If harbourmaster: not required, not applicable, see under education & training audit (*****)
6.1.2. If maritime broker: required, we distinguish to (1) broker barges & house boats (2) shipbroker (3) yachtbroker
6.1.3. If yachtsurveyor: required, the title arbitrator is also examined / audited
noyes
7. Only for maritime arbitrators and maritime mediators
Both titles, maritime arbitrator and maritime mediator, are handled and audited by ADR Register.
You must comply with the criteria and standards of ADR Register.
The registration with EMCI Register is a co-registration in co-operation with ADR Register.
yesyes
(*)
If you have over 12 years of verifiable scope related experience:
Contact office operations to discuss possible exemptions and the individual entry audit.
Exemptions can be granted for education, knowledge test, skills test.
Note: Based on the agreement between EMCI Register, HISWA & NBMS the Dutch brokers & surveyors are excluded for these exemptions and the individual entry audit.
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If you do not yet comply with the required numbers of years of experience you can show verifiable proof of comparable experience in client assignments or turn-over.
Client assignments
If less than required years or experience than ≥ scope related number of client assignments
If harbourmaster: not applicable
If maritime broker: ≥ 50 client assignments or sold ships/yachts
If yachtsurveyor: ≥ 50 client assignments or surveys
Turn-over
If less than specific number of years experience than ≥ specific scope related turn-over
If harbourmaster: not applicable
If maritime broker: ≥ euro 250.000,-
If yachtsurveyor: ≥ euro 150.000,-
(***)
If you did not complete accredited education, training and knowledge tests however you did complete comparable programs and tests you can have your individual curriculum examined. Individual curriculum accreditation is possible. Based on your curriculum you might be exempt for the regular accredited training and tests or you will get partial exemptions. Contact office operations to discuss the options.
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The title 'maritime appraiser' is not standard included in the skills test for maritime brokers and surveyors. If you decide not to participate in the additional skills test for 'maritime appraiser' the title is excluded.
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Click here for the list of accepted learning areas / skills for harbourmasters.
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If an applicant wants to register as full certified and has passed successfully (1) experience audit, (2) knowledge test and (3) skills test the applicant is exempt for the obligation to complete an accredited professional training course.