This USCG approved course satisfies the training and assessment requirements of 46 CFR 12.605(a)(2)(ii) and Table A-II/4 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 Specification of Minimum Standard of Competence for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch. Applicants using this approval to apply for endorsement as RFNPW must document at least 60 days of seagoing service that involves experience associated with navigational watchkeeping functions and involves the performance of duties carried out under the direct supervision of a qualified deck officer or rating on seagoing vessels. The required assessments listed in NVIC 06-14 must be completed separately from this course.
All course material is provided online through NEMO with a combination of lectures, videos, reading materials and quizzes. Per USCG approval requirements, the proctored written exam must be completed at NMI’s approved testing site.
Reduces the required sea time for RFNPW from 180 days to 60 days. Examination must be scheduled at Northeast Maritime Institute upon completion of the online section of the course.
The course is offered 24/7 on NEMO – Northeast Maritime Online.
- Basic Safety Training
Note: The required sea time must be on vessels of more than 200 GT to qualify for this endorsement from the U.S. Coast Guard.
***NMI does not provide formal advice regarding USCG license eligibility and cannot guarantee an individual’s eligibility for any specific license or credential. NMI accepts no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or validity of general information provided. Information is provided purely as a courtesy, convenience and without cost. Individuals seeking confirmation of eligibility for any specific USCG license or credential must contact the USCG directly for an evaluation.
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