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1708 | 40 Hour Meteorology (Operational) (ONLINE)

$1,000 USD

Course Type:
Additional STCW courses
Training School:
Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy
online course
5 days


The lecture portion of the course will be completed online, with an approved instructor. Upon completion of the course you will have 6 months, from the completion of the knowledge-based portion of the training, to complete the assessments, simulations, lab exercises and final exam(s) at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy. This portion must be done in person.

To enroll in a distance learning course, you must have the following 5 items:

  1. PC, Laptop or suitable tablet
  2. Reliable High-Speed Internet connection
  3. Webcam
  4. Microphone
  5. Speakers

If you have the required items, please contact the Admin office at 757-520-1668 or at info@mamatrains.com and identify the course(s) that you require and they will provide you with schedule, cost and process your enrollment.

Meteorology (Operational Level)Course 1708 - ONLINE

Any applicant who successfully completes our Meteorology (Operational Level) (MIDATL-316) course will satisfy the Meteorology knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010; and the approved training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xiii) for certification as an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 gross tons (ITC) or more.

  • The specific assessment tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14 (CH-2); Tasks 1.9, 1.10, and 1.11.
  • The specific assessment tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 13-14 (Ch-1); Tasks 1.11.A, 1.12A and 1.13A.

The objective of this course is to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table 2 (Subjects For Deck Officer Endorsements) to Part 11.910 of Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Table A-II/1 to STCW Code as amended for the function Meteorology at the Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage. This course will provide students with detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to navigation at the operational level and in doing so satisfy national and international regulations for candidates for certification as follows in accordance with Table A-II/1: Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more.

Function: Navigation at the operational level

Competence: Plan and conduct a passage and determine position

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency

Ability to use and interpret information obtained from shipborne meteorological instruments
Knowledge of the characteristics of the various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems
Measurements and observations of weather conditions are accurate and appropriate to the passage
Ability to apply the meteorological information available

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