Course Length: 40 hours
Ship Construction & Basic Stability (Operational Level) is a 5-day USCG & STCW approved course provides students with the knowledge and understanding of basic ship stability and construction. Topics that will be discussed are – Displacement, buoyancy, ship stability, slack tanks and free surface effects, trim and statical stability curves.
Any student successfully completing this Ship Construction & Basic Stability (Operational Level) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xii) for an STCW endorsement as OICNW on vessels of 500 GT or more. ); 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 Officer In Charge Of A Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More: Tasks 10.1.A, 11.3.A, 13.1.A, 13.2.A, 13.3.A and 13.4.A; and NVIC 13-14 Tasks 8.1.A, 8.2.A, 8.3.A and 8.4.A.