Visual Communications/Flashing Light (Assessments Only)

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U.S. Coast Guard and STCW Approved Class - one day

AVTEC administers the Flashing Light/Visual Communications exam only and does not provide a course.  The paragraph below is from the Code of Federal Regulations that states "Any applicant completing this course..." etc.  The exam provided by AVTEC satisfies the course outcome stated below. AVTEC recommends that before taking the exam, the applicant should become familiar with the International Code of Signals, Publication 102. For further questions, you may contact Terry Federer ( at 



From the US Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Any applicant completing this course satisfies the practical signaling examination requirements of 46 (FLASHING LIGHT) 46 CFR 11.401(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 this course need not present a completed “Control Sheet” for this assessment in application for STCW certification.

Training Times: 
Fridays, except holidays, by appointment. Call 224-6196.
Program Cost: 
Tuition Books NOT provided by AVTEC Room & Board Student Service Fee Supplies Tech Fee Total
$175 N/A N/A N/A N/A NJ/A N/A $175
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