Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
Course 200

On top of satisfying the STCW training requirement for Terrestrial & Coastal Navigation, this class provides an excellent jump-start to prepare mariners for their USCG exams at a Regional Examination Center (REC)!

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Course Description

Deck Officer Study Course with Terrestrial and Coastal Navigation - Course #200

This 15 day course includes:

* Upgrade exam prep for Master/Mate 500/1600/3000/ Unlimited;

* Covers all of the required terrestrial and coastal navigation problems for mates and masters; AND

* Students who have successfully completed the course will satisfy the Terrestrial Navigation training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(viii) for STCW endorsements as OICNW on vessels of 500 GT or more.

Subjects Include:

Navigation
Charts & Chart Work
Chart Symbols
Navigation Publications
Compass Correction
Plotting and Position Lines
Bearing Problems
Distance Off Problems
Fuel Consumption Problems
Apparent Slip
Required RPM (Using Slip)
Days Run (Using Slip)
Required Speed (Using Slip)
Compass Error by Azimuth
Compass Error by Amplitude
Compass Error and Leeway 
Deviation Table Construction
Visual Ranges – Luminous and Geographic
Sunrise & Sunset
Tides and Tidal Currents
Voyage Planning
Rules of the Road Review
General Subjects Review


15 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencil, Pen, 2 Highlighters (different colors), Scientific Calculator (TI -30xa), Plotting Tools, Set of Training Charts, Chart Eraser, current USCG Navigation Rules Book, 1983 Tide Table, 1983 Tidal Current Tables, 1981 Nautical Almanac, Maneuvering Boards, Bowditch Vol. II 1981 Version, Reprinted Light List/Coast Pilot, Access to a Computer for study on your own at night and weekends (if you do not own one, local rentals are available)

 

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Testimonials

I just finished up a 3rd Mates prep course with MPT and this makes my second class to attend there and every time I go the facility and staff never ceases to amaze me. This guys will no doubt get you ready to take on any exam you are preparing to go into. I can’t wait to go back and finish the remainder of my STCW courses. Thank you MPT!
Lehman, Friday June 2019
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
Keep doing what you guys are doing. Thank you for all your efforts to help us.
Stephen, Friday December 2018
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
Front office is always great to me. Andy P. is beyond a good instructor. Facilities are fine.....new building really clean, coffee is good and always available. Good job MPT!
David, Saturday September 2018
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
Instructor +10 , Andy's knowledge and ability to convey difficult and sometimes foreign subject matter is impressive. He is what you would call a TEACHER .
Johannes, Friday June 2016
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
Andy is one of the best Prep instructors I have had the pleasure of working with !
Christopher, Sunday February 2015
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
None, Andy is an incrediable instructor and mentor. Keep him going. Thanks
Raymond, Friday December 2014
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
None, excellent program
Michael, Saturday September 2012
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
I have been going to MPT for all my maritime schooling staring around 2003 and continue to do so. Thanks for all your help improving my career.
Larry, Sunday August 2012
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW
Very good,since all my family in Russia -MPT my adapted family here.
Sergey, Wednesday August 2012
Deck Officer Upgrade /Terrestrial Coastal Navigation/Master/Mate/500/1600/3000 Unlimited Mate/ OICNW