SAR - Search and Rescue - OICNW
Course 209

Satisfy your Respond to a Distress Signal at Sea training requirements for Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) and complete the necessary Search and Rescue assessments along the way! Learn about the various publications and methods utilized to Respond to a Distress Signal at Sea. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

Preparing for SAR - Search and Rescue - OICNW

Course Description

Search and Rescue (SAR): OICNW - Course #209
 
This 2 day course provides the candidate with knowledge of the contents of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR), and the procedures necessary to respond to a distress signal at sea.
 
This course will satisfy the following:
  • The respond to a "Distress Signal at Sea" training requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010; and 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(iii); AND
  • The assessment tasks 6.1 from NVICs 12-14(Ch-2), 6.1.A from NVIC 02-18, and assessment tasks 3.7.A and 4.1.A from NVIC 13-14(Ch-l); AND
  • The requirements of Table A-II/3 of the STCW Code, as amended, and 46 CFR 11.317 for certification as a Master on Vessels of Less Than 500 GT Limited to Near Coastal Waters and 11.321 for OICNW on Vessels of Less Than 500 GT Limited to Near Coastal Waters.
 
Applicants who have successfully completed our course need not present completed Task Control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification.
 
Subjects Include:
Administration and International Provisions
Communications
Operating Procedures
SAR Resources
Navigation
Search Areas
Search Patterns


2 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencils, Highlighter, Calculator, Eraser, Plotting Tools & (Bowditch optional)

 

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Testimonials

Kevin was great! I hope to have him for many more classes while I’m here
Matthew, Friday May 2019
SAR - Search and Rescue - OICNW
Keep doing what you all are doing! Fantastic job.
Felix, Wednesday April 2017
SAR - Search and Rescue - OICNW
Jerold, Friday April 2014
SAR - Search and Rescue - OICNW