BRIDGE WATCHKEEPING (BWK)
Candidates working toward OOW following an approved training programme and Junior Naval Officers preparing for Bridge Watchkeeping board examinations
Knowledge of English – speak, read & write – including maritime terminology
Bridge Watchkeeping experience – at least 6 months of watchkeeping duties
Improved knowledge, skill and confidence in Bridge Watchkeeping duties
Continuous practical assessment and evaluation
No expiry date
Covers Bridge Watchkeeping elements of the STCW Code,
Section A-II/1 Table A-II/1.
Section A-VIII/2 Parts 2-4.
Certificate of attendance issued by SAMTRA
To give participants the confidence and ability to conduct a safe navigational watch under normal everyday conditions.