Marine Search and Rescue
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About the Course
This two-day course provides the candidate with knowledge of the contents of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR), and the procedures necessary to respond to a distress signal at sea. The International Maritime Organization is committed to developing an international SAR plan so that no matter where an accident occurs, the rescue of a person in distress at sea will be coordinated by a SAR organization.
Students will gain detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to navigation at the operational level and in doing so satisfy company, national, and international regulations for candidates for certification as follows in accordance with Tables A-II/1 and A-II/3: Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more (A-II/1); and Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of a navigational watch and for masters on ships less than 500 gross tonnage engaged on near-coastal voyages (A-II/3).
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