STAR Center offers OICNW classes, original radar and ARPA

STAR Center has scheduled the following operational level classes:

* Two-week Celestial Navigation (Operational Level) January 22 to February 2

* Five-day Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch Basic Meteorology February 5 to 9

* Five-day Original Radar Observer Unlimited February 12 to 16

* Four-day ARPA February 20 to 23

* Two-week GMDSS February 26 to March 8

All eligible AMO members and applicants in need of this training are welcome to submit an application to attend.

This will be the only offering of these OICNW classes in 2024.

The purpose of these classes is to offer original classes for those who may need them and to meet STCW OICNW basic meteorology and celestial navigation training and assessment requirements. Basic Meteorology is also offered for ongoing professional development as well as meeting regulatory needs. In addition, the Celestial Navigation course is approved to increase the scope to oceans and remove the near coastal limitation for MMC endorsements less than 1,600 GT.

Course registration is available online.

Any questions regarding this course should be directed to STAR Center Head of Deck Department Jeffrey Jones at (800) 942-3220 Ext. 7721 or via .

Enrollment questions or applications should be directed to Student Services at (800) 942-3220 Ext. 201 or via .