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Bridge Resource Management

Bridge Resource Management

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Course Length: 24 hours
Cost: $600
Prerequisite: AB, Mate, or Master’s License

Bridge Resource Management (BRM) is a 3-day USCG & STCW approved course that focuses the student on the skills and techniques of safe navigation and responsibilities of a Master.  Teamwork, teambuilding, communication, leadership, decision making are incorporated into the larger operational picture of organizational and regulatory management.  Students will also be introduced to techniques in management of operational tasks, risk and stress. 

Students who successfully complete BRM will satisfy the bridge resource management requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(vii); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(vii); 46 CFR 11.321(a)(3)(iv); and Section A-II/1, Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010; and

  • The following practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks as documented in NVIC 12-14 Guidelines on Qualifications for STCW Endorsements as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More: 1.3.C; 2.3.A; 2.3.B; AND
  • The following practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks as documented in NVIC 13-14 Guidelines on Qualifications for STCW Endorsements as Master or Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch of Vessels of Less Than 500 GT Limited to Near Coastal Waters: 1.4.B; 1.4.C.