Course Number: 1772
Course Length:

Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 4

Price: $1,250.00 Per Week

Please bring picture ID on first day

Coast Guard does not require a completion certificate for this Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) (MIDATL-328) course. Applicants must present completed control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

The following practical assessments have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks, as documented in NVIC 12-14 Guidelines On Qualification For Officer in Charge Of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More:

1.1.A,1.1.B, 1.1.C, 1.1.D, 1.1.E, 1.1.F, 1.2.A, 1.2.B, 1.2.C, 1.3.A, 1.3.B, 1.3.C, 1.4.A, 1.4.B, 1.4.C, 1.4.D, 1.5.A, 1.6.A, 1.6.B, 1.6.C, 1.6.D, 1.7.A, 1.7.B, 1.7.C, 1.7.D, 1.7.E, 1.7.F, 1.8.A, 1.8.B, 1.9.A, 1.9.B, 1.10.A, 1.10.B, 1.10.C, 1.10.D, 1.10.E, 1.10.F, 1.10.G, 2.1.A, 2.1.B, 2.1.C, 2.1.D, 2.1.E, 2.1.F, 2.1.G, 2.2.A, 2.2.B, 2.2.C, 2.2.D, 2.2.E, 2.3.A, 2.3.B, 2.3.C, 2.4.A, 2.5.A, 2.6.A, 2.7.A, 2.7.B, 2.7.C, 2.7.D, 2.7.E, 2.7.F, 2.7.G, 3.1.A, 3.2.A, 3.2.B, 3.3.A, 3.4.A, 3.4.B, 3.4.C, 3.4.D, 3.4.E, 3.4.F, 3.4.G, 3.4.H, 3.5.A, 3.6.A, 3.6.B, 3.6.C, 3.6.D, 3.6.E, 3.6.F, 3.6.G, 3.6.H, 3.6.I, 3.6.J, 3.6.K, 3.6.L, 3.6.M, 4.1.A, 4.2.A, 5.1.A, 5.2.A, 5.3.A, 6.1.A, 7.1.A, 8.1.A, 8.2.A, 9.1.A, 9.2.A, 9.2.B, 9.3.A, 9.4.A, 9.5.A, 10.1.A, 10.2.A, 10.3.A, 11.1.A, 11.2.A, 11.3.A, 11.4.A, 11.5.A, 11.6.A, 11.7.A, 12.1.A, 12.2.A, 12.3.A, 13.1.A, 13.2.A, 13.3.A, 13.4.A, 17.1.A, 18.1.A, 18.2.A, 18.3.A, 18.4.A, and 18.5.A.

Coast Guard did not approve the Assessment OICNW-1-5F Azimuth of the Sun as this assessment must be conducted on a ship underway.

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates who already have the experience and training for the navigational watch on a bridge of vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC) and successfully demonstrate all competency assessments of this course, will satisfy the completion of STCW Officer In Charge Of a Navigational Watch assessment as set forth in Section A-II/1 and Table A-II/1 of the Standards for Training and Certification of Watchkeepers (STCW) Code certification as appropriate for the vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC) based upon their qualifying sea experience. Major topic areas are as follows:

  • Plan and Conduct a Passage and Determine Position
  • Maintain a Safe Navigational Watch
  • Use Of Radar and ARPA to Maintain the Safety of Navigation
  • Transmit and Receive Information by Visual Signaling
  • Maneuver the Ship

Upcoming Course Dates:

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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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