II/1 - Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) on ships of 500 Gross Tonnage or more

Career Path Requirements

General Requirements

Must be at least 18 years old
3 Years sea-service or 1 year sea service as part of approved training program
1/3 of Sea-time must be completed on ships of respective tonnage according to application

Application Requirements

  • Completed Dominica Application for Certificate of Competence and Physical Examination Report
  • Submit copy of passport with application
  • Submit Sea Service Letters or copies of discharge papers
  • Submit proof of minimum 6 months supervised bridge watch duties during sea time.
  • Include all copies of held licenses, Certificates of Competence, training certificates, completed assessments and training record book

Training Requirements

  • Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
  • Basic & Advanced Firefighting
  • Bridge Resource Management
  • Celestial Navigation (Required for Oceans)
  • Electronic Chart Display & Information System (ECDIS)
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Leadership and Teamworking Skills
  • Medical Care Provider
  • Medical Care Provider PIC
  • Officer in Charge of a Navigation Watch Greater than 500 GT Course
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft
  • RADAR Observer Unlimited
  • Ship Security Officer
  • Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties
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