1718 | Emergency Procedures (Operational Level)


Any applicant who successfully completes our Emergency Procedures (Operational Level) (MIDATL-185) course will satisfy the Respond to Emergencies standard of competence requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, and 46 CFR 11.309(a)(3) for certification as an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 gross tons (ITC) or more; AND of Table A-II/3, and 46 CFR 11.321(a)(2); for Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch and for masters of ships less than 500 gross tons engaged in near-coastal voyages, AND

The specific assessment tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14; Tasks 5.1.A, 5.2.A, and 5.3.A, AND assessments 3.1.A, 3.2.A, 3.2.B, and 3.2.C from NVIC 13-14.

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 STCW Code, as amended, for the function Emergency Procedures 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:  Respond to emergencies

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency
Emergency procedures

  • Precautions for the protection and safety of passengers in emergency situations
  • Initial action to be taken following a collision or a grounding; initial damage assessment and control
  • Appreciation of the procedures to be followed for rescuing persons from the sea, assisting a ship in distress, responding to emergencies which arise in port

Recommended Study Material:
Watchstanding Guide for the Merchant Officer Robert J. Meurn 1990.
Merchant Marine Officers Hand Book. William B. Hayler, Editor

Course Number: 1718
Course Length: 20 hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 12
Price: $650.00
Please bring picture ID on first day of class

07/07/2021 – 07/09/2021
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