STCW Table A-II/4

ratings forming part of a navigation watch

Function

Navigation at the Support Level

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Location(s)

Steer the ship and also comply with helm orders in the English language

X1.1

Use of magnetic and gyro-compasses

ST-0999D

X1.2

Helm orders

ST-0999D
MT-4253

X1.3

Change-over from automatic pilot to hand steering and vice versa

MT-4371

Keep a proper look-out by sight and hearing

X2.1

Responsibilities of a look-out, including reporting the approximate bearing of a sound signal, light or other object in degrees or points

MT-1111
MT-4253

Contribute to monitoring and controlling a safe watch

X3.1

Shipboard terms and definitions

MT-1111

X3.2

Use of appropriate internal communication and alarm systems

MT-4133

X3.3

Ability to understand orders and to communicate with the officer of the watch on matters relevant to watchkeeping duties

MT-1111

X3.4

Procedures for the relief, maintenance and handover of a watch

MT-1111
MT-4253

X3.5

Information required to maintain a safe watch

MT-1111

X3.6

Basic environmental protection procedures

ST-0999D

Operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures

X4.1

Knowledge of emergency duties and alarm signals

MT-1111

X4.2

Knowledge of pyrotechnic distress signals; satellite EPIRBs and SARTs

MT-1111

X4.3

Avoidance of false distress alerts and action to be taken in event of accidental activation

MT-1111