Navigation OOW candidate – completion of S1/S2 at CPUT or DUT
Please Note: The aim of this course is to assess the candidate’s
knowledge of Morse Code and Flags, not to teach the subject
matter. Prior knowledge of both Morse Code and Flags is
Minimum 3 months sea time.
Adequate knowledge of the English language.
Thorough knowledge of Morse Code and Phonetic Flags – this preparation will be conducted on board prior to attending this course.
Knowledge and skills required for the Communication Certificate.
Written and practical as required by SAMSA Code.
SAMSA accredited certificate, issued by SAMTRA for candidates who demonstrated competence as required by the Code.
Complies with the requirements as set out in STCW Code Table A II/1 and SAMSA Code of Deck – Qualifications: GOP 531.04
To communicate by transmitting and receiving
Information by visual signalling, using flags and Morse code.
To be familiar with IMO Standard Marine Communications Phrases.
To be able to use receivers in the Maritime Mobile &
Maritime Mobile Satellite Service and to understand
Maritime Safety Information.
To be able to generate a navigational warning in accordance with requirements of SOLAS.