Any applicant who has successfully completed the Celestial Navigation (Operational Level) (MIDATL-114) course will satisfy:
The Celestial Navigation training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(viii), and the Celestial Navigation standard of competence requirements of Section A-II/1, Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, As Amended 2010, for certification as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC).
The following practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks, as documented in NVIC 12-14 Guidelines On Qualifications 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, and 1.1.F
Applicants who have successfully completed this course need not present completed Task Control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification.
The practical assessments in this course will be accepted as the equivalent of the following assessments from the National Assessment Guidelines for Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, As Amended: OICNW-1-1A, OICNW-1-lB, OICEW-1-1C, OICEW-1-1D, OICNW-1-1E and OICNW-1-lF. Applicants who have successfully completed this course need not present completed “Control Sheets” for these assessments in application towards STCW certification.
The objective of the course is to provide students with the detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to celestial navigation at the operational level and in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations for candidates for minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more as follows:
USCG 46 CFR 11.910 Table 11.910-2 Celestial Observations and Times of Celestial Phenomena.
Plan and conduct a passage and determine position
Upon completion of this course, the students will be knowledgeable, understanding, and have a proficiency in the following area:
Ability to use celestial bodies to determine the ship’s position
Upcoming Course Dates:
Class Start Times:
Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 4:00 p.m.
Check-in Time Starts at:
Day Classes: 7:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 3:00 p.m.
Required Course Tools:
Weems and Plath Triangle #101 (2 Triangles are required) $15.00
Weems and Plath 15 Parallel Ruler $20.00
Weems and Plath Ultralight Divider/Compass #176 $23.00
Weems and Plath Rude Starfinder 2102-D $42.00
Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator $16.00
Weems and Plath Nautical Slide Rule #105 $23.00