Visual Communication (Flashing Light)
The 1-day Visual Communications course has an open enrollment and is taught as a self-paced course with instructor assistance available as needed. A qualified instructor will administer the final exam when you are ready.
Students will learn Morse code characters for the alphabet and numerals 0-9. The final exam consists of the student recognizing, recording and decoding flashing light signal codes from Pub No. 102 at 6 words per minute (WPM).
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate confirming that they have satisfied the following USCG requirement(s):
- The practical signaling examination requirements (flashing light) of 46 CFR 10.401(h) if presented WITHIN ONE YEAR of the completion of training;
- AND will be considered to have successfully demonstrated the equivalent of assessment OICNW-4-1A from the National Assessment Guidelines for Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code. Applicants who have successfully completed your course need not present a completed ―Control Sheet‖ for this assessment in application for STCW certification.
Registering is easy with courses offered on a regular basis. Call (800) 444-3926 and speak to Joyce Geraghty to discuss your requirements, our class availability and pricing.