Week C (Deck General/Safety)
Week C of our rotating cycle of classes covers Maritime Law, Rules and Regulations, Shiphandling, Seamanship, Stability, Emergency Procedures, Cargo Handling and Ship's Structure.
The Oceans/Celestial Navigation course (CRAWNS-107) satisfies the examination requirements for Master/Mate 500/1600, Second/Third Mate AND Master/Mate Uninspected Fishing Vessels. The specific exams satisfied are the Navigation General and the Navigation Problems: Oceans. In addition this class satisfies the STCW training requirements for OICNW on vessels 500 GT with the submission of assessments. This is the first week of the two-week (80-hour) course
Leadership & Management is an STCW course required for Masters, Chief Mates, Chief Engineers and First Assistant Engineers (US). This 5-day course meets the requirements for both Deck and Engine Officers.
Week D follows up on Week C, covering Stability, Federal Regulations and Cargo Handling in even more detail. Week D also includes supplementary subjects for the Master/Mate Fishing, Bridge Resource Management and additional Terrestrial topics for Inspected Licenses over 200 GT.
Rules of the Road Course (CRAWNS-431) is a 5-day course covering both the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) and the Inland Navigation Rules. Per the National Maritime Center's Course Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed your Rules of the Road (CRAWNS-431) course with a passing grade of at least 90% will EITHER satisfy the Rules of the Road Examination requirements for original issuance or renewal of […]
The Oceans/Celestial Navigation course (CRAWNS-107) satisfies the examination requirements for Master/Mate 500/1600, Second/Third Mate AND Master/Mate Uninspected Fishing Vessels. The specific exams satisfied are the Navigation General and the Navigation Problems: Oceans. In addition this class satisfies the STCW training requirements for OICNW on vessels 500 GT with the submission of assessments.
Chart Navigation Week covers the skills, procedures and materials necessary for working chart problems. Subjects include: Compass Error (Magnetic & Gyro Compasses) Navigation Publications Chart Projections Mathematics Set and Drift of the Current Bearing Problems Buoys & Aids to Navigation Instruments & Accessories Magnetism Electronic Navigation Calculations of Tides & Currents Practice Chartwork Students are given Chart Problems appropriate for the level of credential. This week is Week 1 of […]
Successful completion of our Tankerman Course (CRAWNS-501) satisfies the course requirements for original or renewal of the following endorsements: Tankerman-PIC (Dangerous Liquids)Tankerman-PIC (Barge-Dangerous Liquids)Tankerman-Assistant (Dangerous Liquids)Tankerman-Engineer (Dangerous Liquids) In addition, the course meets the requirements for the following STCW Endorsements: Standards of Competence for Basic Oil and/or Tanker OperationsWhen accompanied by an appropriate statement from the Master, Chief Engineer or Chief Mate, the Standards of Competence for Advanced Oil and/or […]
Successful completion of the 4-week USCG-Approved Designated Duty Engineer (1000/4000 hp) and/or Assistant Engineer Uninspected Fishing Vessel Course satisfies the testing requirements for qualified candidates. The course runs Monday through Friday from 0800 to 1500. This is Week 1 of the four-week course.