Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (STCW A-II/4)
Dominica Maritime Administration
Approved Course Bundle
Commonwealth of Dominica
This course bundle includes the courses covering the required training for application for an endorsement as a Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch, in accordance with Section A-II/4 of the STCW Code*. The program is additionally approved for 4 months of sea-time, so the required sea-time for qualification is reduced to 60 days, per the STCW Code requirements. The program includes the following online courses, for which most require the completion of an onboard Training Record Book in order to satisfy the practical minimum competencies set forth in the STCW Code. STCW Basic Training is also required for formal endorsement by any Administration, and is offered by many schools around the globe, which is not included in this bundle, as the course requires a practical firefighting, first aid and water survival demonstrations that cannot be completed onboard.
Upon completion, you will receive training certificates for all three courses in the program.
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1. Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (requires onboard practical assessments) * (STCW Table A-II/4)
This online course meets the requirements of Table II/4 of the STCW Code, Specification of Minimum Standard of Competence for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW) and is approved by the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration. The mandatory assessments supplied in the course must be completed and signed off by the Master onboard a vessel or by completion of Northeast Maritime Institute's USCG Approved 8 hour RFPNW Assessment Course.
The course will also satisfy 4 of the 6 months minimum sea-time requirements for certification as a Rating Forming Part of a Navigation Watch.
2. Maritime Security Awareness MSA Online Course - Section A-VI/6 of the STCW Code, as amended
This course provides participants with the knowledge required for seafarers with designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS '74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and section A-VI/6 of the STCW Code, as amended.
*Approved by the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration, Office of Marine Personnel.
3. Proficiency in Survival Craft (STCW Table A-VI/1) (requires onboard practical assessments)
* This course requires on-board assessments after completion of the online portion of the course
This online program includes all required course theory through presentations, reference material, videos and quizzes in the required subject areas. A completion receipt will be issued upon completion of the online portion with directions for downloading the required onboard assessments. We recommend downloading the reference materials so you have access to them during the course, especially the CFR reference material, which lists requirements for items to be carried in a lifeboat/liferaft, which will appear on your quizzes.
This courses meets the requirements of STCW'95 Section A-VI/2 and Table A-VI/2-1.
To provide the necessary background and knowledge of the subjects for Proficiency in Survival Craft, lifeboats, rescue boats and liferafts. Upon completion of the online portion of the course, assessments and exam, the student will receive a certificate of completion meeting the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 and A-VI/2-1.
** Practical assessments include launching and recovering a lifeboat, demonstrating oar commands, rowing a lifeboat and starting and stopping a lifeboat engine.
* Currently approved by the Commonwealth of Dominica. A written examination may be required by the Flag State Administration as part of their licensing protocols.