This course aims to provide the participants the knowledge, understanding and skills in Navigation and Collision Avoidance.
It covers the guidance in maintaining a safe navigation through the use of information from navigation equipment and system to assist command decision making.
The course complies with the requirement(s) of Section A-II/4 in support to Section B-II/4 of the 2010 Manila amendments to the STCW Convention.
This course is principally intended for the candidates for certification who are not less than 16 years old and have completed the Basic Safety Course and passed the Ishihara test. Trainees must also be completed the seagoing service including not less than six months training and experience or special training, either pre-sea or on board, including an approved period or seagoing service which shall not be less than two months. This course also intended to meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-II of the STCW 1978/1995 as amended.