This course (MITPMI-449) is recommended for all "Able Seafarer - Deck" upgrading to Officer In Charge of a Navigation Watch (OICNW) and Third Mate Near Coastal or Oceans on vessels 500 GT and greater. The course provides students with a basic understanding of ship stability and construction. Through this course, trainees will become conversant in ship construction and proficient in basic stability and trim theory and its practicable applications.
Suggested Courses/Skills- Trainees will benefit from prior knowledge of basic math and physics; See NVIC 12-14 & 13-14.
This course satisfies the following Tasks of NVIC 12-14: 10.1.A, 11.3.A, 13.1.A, 13.2.A, 13.3.A, and 13.4.A.
This course satisfies the following STCW95 and CFR training requirements:
This course also satisfies the NMC Policy letter 01-02 requirements for training in Basic Stability.