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1708 | Meteorology (Operational Level)


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Course Number: 1708
Course Length: 40 hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 12
Price: $875.00

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Any applicant who has successfully completed our Meteorology (Operational Level) (MIDATL-316) course will satisfy:

  • The Meteorology training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xiii) for an STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC); AND,
  • 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 (CH-1) Guidelines on Qualifications for Officer In Charge Of A Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More: Tasks 1.9, 1.10 and 1.11; AND
    • NVIC 13-14 Guidelines on Qualifications for Master or Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch less than 500 GT Limited to Near Coastal Waters: Tasks 1.11.A; 1.12.A and 1.13.A.

Applicants who have successfully completed this course need not present completed “Task Control Sheets” for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-II/1 as amended for the function Meteorology 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

Competence:  Plan and conduct a passage and determine position

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency

  • Ability to use and interpret information obtained from shipborne meteorological instruments
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of the various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems
  • Measurements and observations of weather conditions are accurate and appropriate to the passage
  • Ability to apply the meteorological information available

Upcoming Course Dates:
09/10/2018 – 09/14/2018
10/01/2018 – 10/05/2018
11/05/2018 – 11/09/2018
12/03/2018 – 12/07/2018

Class Starts at:   8:00 a.m.

Check-in Time Starts at:   7:00 a.m.

Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course

Additional information

1708 Course Dates -->>

09/10/2018 – 09/14/2018, 10/01/2018 – 10/05/2018, 11/05/2018 – 11/09/2018, 12/03/2018 – 12/07/2018


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