Compass – Magnetic & Gyro: OICNW - Course #210
This 2 day course utilizes the MPT SMART TM Simulation Center.
Any applicant who successfully completes Magnetic & Gyro Compass will satisfy the following:
- The Magnetic & Gyro Compasses standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.309(a)(3) and 11.319(a)(3) for STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) (Operational Level); STCW Code Section A-II/1 and Table A-II/1, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVICs 12-14(Ch-4) and 02-18(Ch-2) Tasks 1.6.A, 1.6.B, 1.6.C, 1.6.D, 1.7.A, 1.7.B, 1.7.C, 1.7.D, and 1.7.E; AND
- The Magnetic & Gyro Compasses standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.317(a)(2) and 11.321(a)(2) for STCW endorsement as Master or Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) of vessels of less than 500 GT limited to near-coastal voyages; STCW Code Section A-II/3 and Table A-II/3, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVIC 13-14(Ch-3) Tasks 1.9.A, 1.9.B, and 1.9.C.
Applicants who have successfully completed our course need not present completed Task Control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification.
Assessments Completed in this Course:
NVIC 12-14 (Ch-4) and NVIC 02-18 (Ch-2)
1.6.A - Magnetic variation;
1.6.B - Correct for true heading;
1.6.C - Compass deviation;
1.6.D - Magnetic compass correction;
1.7.A - Determine the gyro-compass error by bearing of range
1.7.B - Determine magnetic compass error;1.7.C - Determine magnetic compass deviation;1.7.D - Determine course to steer by magnetic compass; AND1.7.E - Position fix by magnetic compass bearings.
1.9.A - Determine magnetic compass deviation
1.9.B - Determine course to steer by magnetic compass
1.9.C - Position fix by magnetic compass bearings
Magnetism of the Earth
Application of Variation and Deviation
Principles of Magnetic Compasses
General Gyro Theory
Operating Procedures & Errors