1708 | STCW Meteorology (Operational Level)


Price: $1000
Course Number: 1708
Course Length: 40 Hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 18

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

Any applicant who successfully completes our Meteorology (Operational Level) (MIDATL-316) course will satisfy the Meteorology knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010; and the approved training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xiii) for certification as an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 gross tons (ITC) or more.

  • The specific assessment tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14 (CH-2); Tasks 1.9, 1.10, and 1.11.
  • The specific assessment tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 13-14 (Ch-1); Tasks 1.11.A, 1.12A and 1.13A.

The objective of this course is to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table 2 (Subjects For Deck Officer Endorsements) to Part 11.910 of Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Table A-II/1 to STCW Code 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 detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to navigation at the operational level and in doing so satisfy 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: Meteorology

  • 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

Required Course Tools:

No tools required for this course

02/07/2022 – 02/11/2022
03/14/2022 – 03/18/2022
04/18/2022 – 04/22/2022
05/16/2022 – 05/20/2022
06/20/2022 – 06/24/2022
07/18/2022 – 07/22/2022
08/15/2022 – 08/19/2022
09/19/2022 – 09/23/2022
10/17/2022 – 10/21/2022
11/14/2022 – 11/18/2022
12/12/2022 – 12/16/2022


Check-in: 7:00 a.m.
Class starts: 8:00 a.m.

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