1719 | Search and Rescue (Operational Level)
Course Number: 1719
Course Length: 16 hours Hybrid (instructor-led online study and test at MAMA Trains) OR 16 hours In-Person (in-person study and test at MAMA Trains)
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 12
Please bring picture ID on first day of class
Any applicant who successfully completes our Search & Rescue (Operational Level) (MIDATL-447) course will satisfy the search and rescue training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(iii) for an STCW endorsement as Office in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC) AND the training requirements of 11.311(a)(3)(v) for an STCW endorsement as master of vessels of 500 GT or more and less than 3,000 GT.
- The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14 (Ch-2), Tasks 5.1.A, 5.2.A, 5.3.A and 6.1.
- The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 13-14 (Ch-1), Task 4.1.A.
- The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 10-14 (Ch-2), Task 16.
- The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 11-14 (Ch-1), Task 16.
Applicants who have successfully completed our course need not present completed Task Control Sheets for the assessments in application for STCW certification.
This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Tables A-II/1 and A-II/3 as amended for the appropriate actions in various Search and Rescue operations, including the use of SAR plans 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 Tables A-II/1 and A-II/3:
Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more (A-II/1); and Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch and for masters on ships less than 500 gross tonnage engaged on near-coastal voyages (A-II/3).
Function: Navigation at the operational level
Competence: Respond to a distress signal at sea
Knowledge, understanding and proficiency: Search and rescue
- Knowledge of the contents of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual
2021 COURSE DATES:
10/12/2021 – 10/13/2021 (In-Person)
11/22/2021 – 11/23/2021 (Hybrid)
12/13/2021 – 12/14/2021 (In-Person)
2022 COURSE DATES:
01/03/2022 – 01/04/2022 (In-Person)
02/14/2022 – 02/15/2022 (Hybrid)
03/28/2022 – 03/29/2022 (In-Person)
04/11/2022 – 04/12/2022 (Hybrid)
05/23/2022 – 05/24/2022 (Hybrid)
06/23/2022 – 06/24/2022 (In-Person)
06/30/2022 – 07/01/2022 (In-Person)
08/01/2022 – 08/02/2022 (In-Person)
08/29/2022 – 08/30/2022 (Hybrid)
09/08/2022 – 09/09/2022 (In-Person)
10/11/2022 – 10/12/2022 (In-Person)
11/21/2022 – 11/22/2022 (In-Person)
12/12/2022 – 12/13/2022 (In-Person)
Hybrid: Online, Test in Person
- Instructor Led means that the student will learn from home or work online via live class instruction. Attendance will be required.
- Once the course is complete, testing will be held in the school at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy in Norfolk, Virginia.
Upon completion of the course you will have 6 months, from the completion of the knowledge-based portion of the training, to complete the assessments, simulations, lab exercises and final exam(s) at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy. This portion must be done in person.
Why Come to Norfolk, VA
MAMA Trains is located in a huge resort area. There is so much to do in our town. There are two main industries in our area. The US Navy and Tourism. There are family-friendly attractions and excellent night-life activities. We have some of the best restaurants in America and Virginia Beach is often on lists such as the safest places to live and best places to visit. Check out our attractions while you are here.