Officer in charge of navigational watch on a ship up to 500 GT – STCW II/3


Course code: D5

Scope (Target audience) : This course has been designed to meet the requirements of STCW section II/3 and is based on the guidelines of IMO Model Course 7.03.This course is open to students who wish to enhance their knowledge & those wishing to fulfill prerequisite for attending Master of ship up to 500 GT  near coustal voyager competency certificate.

Objective : This course is based on the minimum knowledge required for certification of officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of less than 500 GT engaged on near coastal voyages. Upon completion of the course a trainee will be able to perform the relevant duties expected of a mariner.

Course content : 

  • Terrestrial navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Ship maneuvering including collision avoidance
  • Safety at sea
  • Cargo and vessel handling
  • English 

Duration: 134 hours

Prerequisite : 

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Identification card or passport
  • 2 passport size colored photographs
  • 3 years certified sea service on deck
  • Minimum elementary school report card
  • Radar observer certificate
  • Basic Safety training certificate
  • General Radio Operator’s certificate
  • Advanced Fire Fighting certificate
  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats(other than fast rescue boats) certificate
  • Medical First Aid
  • Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) certificate
  • Medical exam issued by Occupational health practice in Republic of Croatia

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Note to client : After successful completion of the course, adopted knowledge of terrestrial navigation definition and formulas, safety at sea definitions, navigation officer qualification and examination candidates will receive a Officer in charge of navigational watch on a ship up to 500 GT certificate.

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