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STCW Approved Training

Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OOW)

IMPORTANT: Not scheduled for 2021

Our Deck Cadets Course provides you with comprehensive grounding and skills for a career at sea

Course Description: An Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch also referred to as a Deck Officer is assigned with the duties of watch keeping and safe navigation of the ship’s bridge. While keeping a watch on the bridge he/she is the representative of the ship’s Master and has the total responsibility for the safe and efficient navigation of the ship. This program will prepare the learner for his/her Cadetship to obtain the sea service component and eventually qualify as a Deck Officer and sail as a 4th or 3rd Officer on foreign going vessels.

Duration: Subjects at SSTG +- 10 Months | Ancillary Course +- 54 Days

Entry Requirements: Grade 12

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course:

Subjects Covered:

  • Chartwork
  • Celestial Navigation
  • Naval Architecture
  • Personnel Management and Ship Masters Business
  • Cargo Handling and Stowage
  • Marine Environmental Studies
  • Ship Manoeuvring and Handling
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Applied Marine Science and Maths

Ancillary Courses available as a separate booking (not covered)

  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • Medical First Aid
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than FRB
  • Communications
  • Electronic Navigation Systems
  • Designated Security Duties
  • Able Seafarer Deck
  • Electronic Chart Display and Information System

Additional Requirements: None

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments.

Price: Please request our Price List

This Course is Only Available at the Following Training Centres:

Cape Town

Due to available facilities and infrastructure at our various training centres, courses and course prices may vary.


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