1787 | Advanced Watchkeeping (Management Level)


Price: $1,500
Course Number: 1787
Course Length: 40 hours
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 6

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

Required Course Tools:

  1. Weems and Plath Triangle #101 (2 Triangles are required) ($15.00)
  2. Weems and Plath 15 ($20.00)
  3. Weems and Plath Ultralight Divider/Compass ($23.00)

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Advanced Watchkeeping (Management Level) (MIDATL-27) course will satisfy:

  • The Management Level Watchkeeping and Advanced COLREGS standards of competence of STCW Code Section A-II/2 and Table A-II/2, as amended 2010, for:
    • 46 CFR 11.305(a)(2) and 11.307(a)(2) for an STCW endorsement as Master or Chief Mate of vessels of 3,000 GT (ITC) or more; AND
    • 46 CFR 11.311(a)(2) and 11.313(a)(2) for an STCW endorsement as Master or Chief Mate of vessels of 500 GT (ITC) or more and less than 3,000 GT (ITC); AND
    • 46 CFR 11.315(a)(2) for an STCW endorsement as Master of vessels of less than 500 GT (ITC).
  • The following tasks from the National Assessment guidelines, NVICs 10-14(Ch-2), 11-14(Ch-2), and 03-18: 5.2.A and 5.3.A.

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

The objective of this course is to instruct in areas relevant to Bridge Resource Management and Watchkeeping at the management level, in doing so, satisfy international regulations as stated in the Manila Amendments to the Standards of Training Certification and Watchke

Table A-II/2 Specification of minimum standard of competence for masters and chief mates on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more.

Function: Navigation at the management level


• Establish watchkeeping arrangements and procedures

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency

• Thorough knowledge of content, application, and intent of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended
• Thorough knowledge of the content, application, and intent of the Principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch


• Maintain safe navigation through the use of information from navigation equipment and systems to assist command decision making

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency

• An appreciation of system errors and thorough understanding of the operational aspects of navigational systems
• Blind pilotage planning

• Evaluation of navigational information derived from all sources, including radar and ARPA, in order to make and implement command decisions for collision avoidance and for directing the safe navigation of the ship
• The interrelationship and optimum use of all navigational data available for conducting navigation

Call (757) 464-6008 to schedule class 

Check-in Time Starts at: 7:00 a.m.
Class Starts at: 8:00 a.m.

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.