Im AB onboard 5868 grt OSV. Ive been studying and working towards my 3rd for about a year and skills at ship handling the vessel as well. No issues on my ability to operate this thing with ease. I know its stated that leadership and teamworking skills can be done by assessment. Can officially without a doubt any other parts of the requirements for STCW 500 gt or more be done without taking the class?
If not do to a serious complication concerning my son i will have to change something. Ive done radar, med care provider, AFF, SAR, ARPA, officially. However i can effectively plot in real world “T-NAV & C-NAV” and operate EDCIS and DP as well as do the approach paperwork and departure All thanks to my captain. Open to all suggestions??