Practical Assessment for Operational Level Marine Deck

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To prescribe standards and procedures in full compliance with requirements of STCW Chapter II for mandatory minimum requirements for examination, assessment and certification of Officer-in-charge of a Navigational Watch (OIC-NW) on a seagoing ship of 500 gross tonnage or more.

To streamline the examination, assessment, licensing and certification processes by ensuring that all candidates for the Officer-in-charge of a Navigational Watch (OIC-NW) are adequately equipped and are in full compliance with the requirements of STCW, as amended.


Apply to all candidates for certification as Officer-in-charge of a Navigational Watch (OIC-NW) on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more

Assessment Duration: 1 day

Schedule: EVERY WEEK


(MON-Familiarization, TUE-Practical) – 2 days


(WED-Familiarization, THUR-Practical) – 2 days

Location: MANILA


MARINA-STCW Circular 2014-08


MARINA (Maritime Industry Authority) STCW Office – Republic of the Philippines


1. Every candidate for practical assessment of competence as Officer-in-charge of Navigational Watch (OIC-NW) on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more shall submit the following to the approved institution.

For competences under Function 1 and 3, proof of successful completion of SSBT with BRM (IMO Model Course 1.22); and

For competencies under Function 2, proof of successful completion of approved education and training program complying with the standard of competence under STCW 2010 Amendments, through the transcript of records from an MHEI, or an approved training program related thereto;

2. Every Candidate shall be pre-registered in the SCS for the the practical assessment to be valid.


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Assessee who successfully completed and passed the assessment thereof, shall be issued a Certificate of Assessment

Practical Assessment Competencies:


Time allocated

Passing %

F1-C1 Plan a passage and determine position

30 mins


F1-C2 Maintain a safe navigation watch

30 mins


F1-C5 Respond to emergencies

20 mins


F1-C6 Respond to a distress signal at sea

10 mins


F1-C9 Manoeuvre the ship

30 mins


F2-C10 Monitor the loading, stowage, securing and care during the voyage and the unloading of cargoes

50 mins


F3-C18 Application of leadership and teamworking skills

30 mins