Course Number: 1718
Course Length: 20 hours

Minimum Class Size :   2
Maximum Class Size : 12

Price: $450.00

Please bring picture ID on first day of class


Any applicant who successfully completes the Emergency Procedures (Operational Level) (MIDATL-185) course will satisfy the Respond to Emergencies training requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010; and 46 CFR 11.309(a)(3),  for certification as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vesels of 500 gross tons (ITC) or greater.   The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14; Tasks 5.1.A, 5.2.A. and 5.3.A.

This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-II/1 STCW Code, as amended, for the function Emergency Procedures at the Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage. This course will provide students with the detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to navigation at the operational level and in doing so satisfy company, national, and international regulations for candidates for certification as follows in accordance with Table A-II/1:

Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more.
Function: Navigation at the operational level

Respond to emergencies

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency
Emergency procedures

  • Precautions for the protection and safety of passengers in emergency situations
  • Initial action to be taken following a collision or a grounding; initial damage assessment and control
  • Appreciation of the procedures to be followed for rescuing persons from the sea, assisting a ship in distress, responding to emergencies which arise in port


Recommended Study Material:

Watchstanding Guide for the Merchant Officer Robert J. Meurn 1990.
Merchant Marine Officers Hand Book. William B. Hayler, Editor

Upcoming Course Dates:

04/19/2017 - 04/21/2017

05/17/2017 - 05/19/2017

06/14/2017 - 06/16/2017

07/12/2017 - 07/14/2017

08/16/2017 - 08/18/2017

09/13/2017 - 09/15/2017

10/18/2017 - 10/20/2017

11/15/2017 - 11/17/2017

12/13/2017 - 12/15/2017


Class Start Times:

Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.

Night Classes: 4:00 p.m.


Check-in Time Starts at:

7:00 a.m. for Day Classes

3:00 p.m. for Night Classes


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Required Course Tools:

  1. Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator $16.00


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