Officer in Charge of Navigation Watch “2nd Mate” Upgrading Program as per II/1 of STCW 1978 as amended in Manilla 2010.
The standards of competence that have to be met by seafarers are defined in part A of the STCW Code in Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping for Seafarers Convention, as amended in 2010 (Manila).
This course covers the minimum standard of competence for officer in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more, as per STCW Sec. A.II /I.
It sets out the education and training to achieve the following functions, guided by IMO model course No. 7.03:
Function 1: Navigation at the operation level
Function 2: Cargo handling and stowage at the operational level
Function 3: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level.
Terrestrial Navigation (Sailing)
Coastal Navigation & Chart Work
Aids To Navigation & Compass
Visual Signaling and Communications
Cargo Handling & Stowage
Ship Stability & Construction
Maritime Law and Personnel Management
Relevant Training Courses:
Personal Survival Techniques.
Advanced Fire Fighting.
Medical First Aid.
Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities.
Prevention and Combating of Marine Pollution.
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat Other than Fast Rescue Boat.
Proficiency of Security Awareness for Seafarers with Designated Duties.
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA).
Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS).
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS).
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Candidates should hold a General Secondary School Certificate (scientific, literary, industrial, I.T.) must be endorsed by Jordan Embassy of your country & Ministry of Education at Jordan.
Have a minimum of 12 months sea service (sea guided training) as Deck Rating/ Cadet on Ships (Certificate of sea service from the company/ vessel on ships of 500 GRT or more) after the basic studies program.
Have a minimum of 30 months sea service as Deck Rating on Ships on ships of 500 GRT or more after hold the general secondary certificate, and attending a four-month program at JAMS (Officer in Charge of Navigation Watch – part A). Then completing guided sea training for a period of six months; (Certificate of sea service from the company/ vessel (a minimum of 6 months sea service) on ships of 500 GRT or more, after obtaining the (Officer in Charge of Navigation Watch- part A)).
Copy of seaman book/ seaman passport (showing the required maritime service).
Copy of passport with statement of movements (stamps).
Training record book.
Must attend the Officer in Charge of Navigation Watch (2nd mate) at JAMS for a period of six months.
Personnel who have a minimum of 6 months sea service on ships of 500 GRT or more after successfully finishing the part a program as per II/1 of STCW from an approved maritime education institution.
Personnel who have a minimum of 12 months sea service on Ships of 500 GRT or more after successfully finishing the basic studies program from an approved maritime education institution.
Apply for the mentioned program through Admission Portal (use the registration button)
Follow the admission steps as needed and linked email.
JAMS admission and Registration department will review the submitted documents.
Once accepting the application, you will receive an acceptance email including student details such as; Academic number, platform username, and password, students portal username, and password.
Enter the platform and attend lectures as well as other activities.
Attendance is mandatory for all classes. In some accepted exceptions, head of department, may approve absence with not more than 15% of lectures for each course. Attendance rules are applicable as per JAMS students guide booklet.
Passing the Marlins English test with at least 60% is a prerequisite for graduation from studies. The exam results are valid for 24 months.
Fees can be settled by bank transfer, eFAWATEERcom service, direct cash payment, any other approved payment method as per JAMS finance department requirements.
Student’s fees shall be totally covered (100%) before starting the program.
All the aforementioned fees do not include the fees for document approval, fees for external parties such as Jordan Maritime Commission (JMC), and any other fees or expenses unless they are mentioned in the above fees clause.
Student/ entity shall bear the bank transfer fees or any fees or expenses that may arise as a result of joining this program.
For all of distance learning and blended learning models, attendees are required to ensure that the following are available and in use:
An electronic device (such as Laptop, PC, IPab, Tab, Smart Phone, …) that support and connected to the internet.
Internet connection (4G or fiber optics is recommended).
Microphone, Speakers, Camera, Keyboard, … and any other necessary communication tools. Using microphone and camera is mandatory.
Entering the Educational platform before the mean time.
Follow the guidance and the detailed steps for using JAMS platforms and portals.
Accommodation is optional at JAMS apartments in a single room or double room.
All fees are due and payable once the technical and financial offer/ proposal (email) is approved/ accepted.
All fees are due and payable before the start date of the program.
Program fees shall be paid before the set date.
All payments and fees are nonrefundable.
Name: Mr. Anas Quttaineh
Position: Manager , Admissions & Registration and Student Affairs
JAMS Hard Copy Certificate,
Certificate of Competency COC