[STCW] Automatic Identification Systems Training Course

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5 hours

Product code: #6101

$300.00 Excl. Sales Tax

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The aim of this course is for the learner to understand the objectives of AIS, know how AIS works as a system, recognise the benefits and limitations of AIS, the decision making process with the use of AIS, entering and checking AIS data, the practical use of AIS, sending and responding to safety/security related messages and finally, familiarization of the AIS onboard.

The AIS training course is developed in accordance with the 2010 Manila amendments of the STCW Convention and Code and IMO model course 1.34. The course provides theoretical and practical training for deck officers in the AIS system architecture, technical principles and important operational aspects.

On completion of this course you will receive a Documentary Evidence from Ocean Technologies Group, powered by Marlins, Seagull and Videotel.

Please note:  The assessment part of this course must be completed onboard ship or onshore in the offices of a registered shipping company or maritime institution. The Master/senior officer onboard or a senior official onshore must sign and stamp your application form to verify they have directly supervised your eLearning assessment(s). For Flag approved courses, please refer to the 'approvals' section below for further information.

What you'll learn

Understand the objectives of AIS

Required decision making process with the use of AIS

How AIS works as a system

Entering and checking AIS data

Sending and responding to safety/security related messages

Benefits and limitations of AIS

Practical use of AIS

A thorough familiarization of the AIS onboard.

Course Contents

The course includes the following components.

  • Module #0109 - AIS
  • Workbook - AIS


There are no pre-requisites for this course


  • STCW, Section A, Table A-II/1, A-II/2, A-II/3
  • IMO model course 1.34


Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA)


This course may be accepted by other maritime administrations. Please contact us for details.

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