1719 | Search and Rescue (Operational Level)
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Additional STCW courses
- Training School:
- Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy
- Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America
- 2 days
Any applicant who successfully completes our Search & Rescue (Operational Level) (MIDATL-447) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(iii) for an STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC) AND
The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14 Ch1, (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, (Task 4.1.A).
Applicants who have successfully completed this 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
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