Meteorology (Operational Level) (WX-OIC)

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Length 5 Days
Training Method Lecture
Simulation None
Equipment None
Pre-requisite None
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Course Description

This course (MITPMI-316) is required for Able Seamen upgrading to 3rd/2nd Mate. The goal of this 35-hour training course, “Meteorology”, is to provide trainees with knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Meteorology at the Operational Level for Officers in Charge of a Navigational Watch. It provides students with a knowledge of the characteristics of various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems and onboard meteorological instruments. Attendees will gain the ability to apply the meteorological information available.

This course satisfies the following STCW 2010 and CFR training requirements:

Prerequisites- None.

Suggested Courses/Skills- See NVIC 12-14 & 13-14.


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