This is not a beginner’s course. Must possess a 200 GT Master of yachts or greater. Must have completed 3 years’ service on vessel > 15 meters, 1 year of which must be aboard a vessel > 200 tons in the position as Master or Mate.
Applicants need to complete the following:
- All parts of basic STCW
- OOW Navigation and Radar
- General Ships Knowledge
- Advanced Fire Fighting
- Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSCRB)
- Proficiency in medical first aid
- Nav and Radar with ARPA
- Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) – 40 hour course
- Bridge Resource Management (BRM)
- Human Element Leadership and Management ( HELM – management level)
An approved physical examination within the last two years. National ID document. Marshall Islands seafarers ID book.
PLEASE NOTE: prove of the above must be obtained before candidates can sign up for the M.I 350GT
The modules of the Marshall Islands 350T Master Yachts course are designed to enable the Master to understand:
- Legal Framework: The legal obligations for safe operations of the vessel in the context of duties in civil law and statutory obligations; and aspects of MI law necessary for the correct administration of a commercially operated yacht registered in the Marshall Islands.
- Ships Administration: The basics of administration and accounting practices involved in vessel operation
- Practical Stability: Stability basics with regard to safe operations of the vessel in normal, emergency and dry docking situations
- Safety Management: Vessel Safety management including an understanding of ISM and associated procedures and auditing requirements
- Bridge Resource Management: The importance of proper Watchkeeping practice and Bridge Team management
- Security: The application of security procedures and risks associated with vessel operation
- COLREGS assessment
There will be six external exams written on the last day of the course and below are the require marks:
|Watch standing Rules/RMI Regulations
|Navigational Chart Problems
|Deck Safety/Environmental Protection
|Stability & Trim
Candidates who are not successful in one (1) of the exams must arrange to be re-examined in that section and obtain a passing grade in order to receive certification. Candidates who are not successful in two (2) or more sections must retake the entire course.
A candidate may re-take the section as soon as it has been determined that he/she has been unsuccessful in no more than one (1) section; however, in no case shall this be permitted more than one (1) year from the date of the initial examination.