NEMO° | Online Maritime Courses


The online Visual Communication: Flashing Lights course will introduce you to many aspects of communication on board a vessel. Visual Morse code is a very important aspect of communication, it is required for anyone looking to acquire their OICNW certification. 


This online course features the HALO° Flashing Lights Simulator, which provides opportunities for practical, hands-on flashing light exercises in the course content. 

The course covers the following subject matter:

  • The Morse code alphabet
  • Visual Morse code
  • The International Code of Signals (PUB 102)
  • How to Flash a signal light to transmit visual Morse code
  • How to decode Morse code signals

The Visual Communications course  provides training and assessment for licensed deck officers required to demonstrate competence of ability to transmit and receive information by visual signaling (Flashing Light) via Morse Code in accordance with Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code.



  • Once you have completed the online content, please contact Northeast Maritime Institute to schedule your virtual examination This can generally be accommodated within 48-72 hours.

You will receive 3 attempts for your exam on HALO° Exams. If you fail all 3 attempts, you must pay a retake fee of $25.00.
This fully online course can be taken at your own pace.  Recommended equipment outside of any required materials identified in the course:  computer and web camera.

PRICE: $150.00 USD