How can it be verified that a compass adjuster is properly qualified?

In the UK a reliable compass adjuster should hold a Certificate of Competency as Compass Adjuster issued by the MCA. Outside the UK, however, compass adjusters may, depending on local requirements, hold another qualification, or be unqualified.

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A UK ship is at a Pacific island port. The master believes the standard compass needs adjusting but a qualified compass adjuster is unavailable. What is the MCA’s advice?

Where can the requirements for becoming an MCA-qualified compass adjuster be found?