Any applicant who has successfully completed the Search & Rescue (Operational Level)(MIDATL-447) course will satisfy:
1. The Search & Rescue training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(iii) 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 assessment performed during this course has 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:
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 and A-II/3 of STCW 1995 as amended for the function Emergency Procedures at the Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC) Level. 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 second mate or third mate as follows:
STCW Code A-II/1 & A-II/3
Respond to distress signals at sea
USCG 46 CFR 11.910 Table 11.910-2
Search and rescue
– Knowledge of the contents of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual
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:
No tools required for this course