This course covers the Terrestrial and Coastal Navigation methods required for an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch level license.
This online course is based on a 120 hour in-person course.
*Provided materials mailed to students must be returned at end of course (postage will be included)*
- NMI Introduction to Navigation Textbook
- Training Charts: Long Island (12354); Block Island (13 205): Chesapeake Bay (12221)
- Light lists and tide tables (these will need to be returned to NMI with the provided postage upon completion of the course)
- Set of plotting triangles
- Dutton’s Navigation and Piloting, 15th Edition
Internet access is required. The preferred web browser is Google Chrome, but you may use Edge or Safari if necessary.
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Terrestrial & Coastal Navigation (Blended) (NOREMI-982) course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW, as amended 2010, and NVIC 12-14 (Ch-4), for Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More and will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)4)(viii); The following Tasks from NVIC 12-14 (Ch-4): 1.2.A, 1.2.B, 1.2.C, 1.3.A, 1.3.B, 1.3.C, 1.6.A, 1.6.B, 1.6.C, and 1.6.D.
The course is approved as meeting the competency requirements of Table A-II/I of the STCW, as amended 2010 for Terrestrial Navigation.
This course consists of two written exams:
- Terrestrial and Coastal Navigation Theory Exam: This exam contains 25 questions and requires a 70% passing score.
- Terrestrial and Coastal Navigation Plotting Exam: This exam contains 10 questions and requires a 90% passing score.
The written exams can be taken online through HALO° Exams. You will receive 3 attempts for each exam. If you fail all 3 attempts of an exam, you must pay a retake fee of $25.00 for that exam.