2nd Officer or Ship’s Mate Course
Course Description: This course is designed to teach you to be the understudy to the Chief Officer, specifically responsible for the navigation of the vessel, and keeps charts and publications up to date. The 2nd Officer produces the passage plan for the ship, for approval by the Master. Other duties include monitoring the navigation and radio equipment on the bridge, undertaking the watch when at sea, and the cargo watch when in port. If there are cadets on board, the 2nd Officer may also be the designated training officer. The 2nd Officer (but sometimes one of the other officers) may also be the designated security, safety, environmental or medical officer.
- Mate Near Coastal <500GT
- Mate<500GT = +- 70 Days
- Mate Near Coastal <500GT = +- 70 Days
Entry Requirements: English Proficiency and SAMSA Requirments
SAMSA Classifications: Mate < 500GT Near Coastal STCW A–II/3, Mate < 500GT STCW A–II/3.
Additional Requirements: None
Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments.
Price: Please request our Price List (light lunch included)