202 Meteorology (Operational Level) - $ 899.00

Course Description

Meteorology: Basic - Course #202
This 5 day course provides students with knowledge of the characteristics of various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems. This course will satisfy the Basic Meteorology Training of STCW A-II/1 for raise in grade from the support to the operational level licenses as per USCG Policy Letter 01/02. 

Any applicant who successfully completes Meteorology (Operational Level) (MARTPT-316) course swill satisfy the following:

  • The Meteorology training requirements of 46 CFR 11 .309(a)(4)(xiii) for an STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC); AND,
  • The following practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks, as documented in:
  • NVIC 12-14 (CH-2 Assessment tasks 1.9, 1.10 and 1.11; AND
  • NVIC 13-14(Ch-1) Assessment tasks 1.11 .A; 1.12.A and 1.13.AND
  • NVIC 0218 Assessment tasks 1.9.A through 1.10.G.

Applicants need not submit completed Task Control sheets in application for an STCW endorsement.

Subjects Include:
Shipboard Meteorological Instruments
The Atmosphere, its Composition and Physical Properties 
Atmospheric Pressure
Wind and Pressure Systems over the Oceans
Structure of Depressions
Weather Services for Shipping
Recording and Reporting Weather
Clouds & Precipitation
Weather Systems
Weather Forecasting
Required Materials

Pen, Pencil; Highlighter; Plotting Tools (Dividers/Parallel Ruler/Triangles)

Upcoming Scheduled Classes

Class Number Start Date Finish Date
015507 08 Jun 2020 12 Jun 2020
015508 20 Jul 2020 24 Jul 2020
015509 17 Aug 2020 21 Aug 2020
016097 14 Sep 2020 18 Sep 2020
016098 26 Oct 2020 30 Oct 2020

Contact Information

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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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