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210 Magnetic & Gyro Compasses


$ 799.00

Course Duration

2 Days


Course Description

Compass – Magnetic & Gyro: OICNW - Course #210
This 2 day course utilizes the MPT SMART TM Simulation Center.  
Any appicant who successfully completes Magentic & Gyro Compass will satisy the following:
  • The Compass - Magnetic and Gyro requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended, and training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4) for an STCW endorsements as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500GT or more;
  • 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-1): 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 requirements of Table A-II/3 of the STCW Code, as amended and 46 CRF 11.317 for certification as a Master on vessels of less than 500GT limited to near coastal waters. The specific Tasks form NVIC 13-14: 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-1)

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; AND
1.7.E - Position fix by magnetic compass bearings.

 NVIC 13-14

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

Subjects Include:
Magnetism of the Earth
Application of Variation and Deviation
Principles of Magnetic Compasses 
General Gyro Theory
Operating Procedures & Errors
Gyro Compasses
Automatic Pilots

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On Tuesday November 2018 Christopher said the following about
Magnetic & Gyro Compasses

Great course. Great instructor.

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