The S-5 Category B program prepares candidates with the theoretical and practical competencies necessary to carry out the planning and implementation of hydrographic surveys effectively. The IIC Academy is committed to providing a quality learning environment through a modular program that follows the IHO IBSC S-5 Category B Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors. The program is recognized by the FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers and is designed to maximize the advantages of online delivery.
Recognized by the FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers.
Program prepares candidates with the theoretical knowledge, practical competencies and confidence for certification as an S5 Category B Hydrographic Surveyor.
Our dedicated instructors are recognized professionals from the hydrographic industry, not only experienced in the S8B topics, but also advocates for teaching approaches, engaging and supporting the students.
The program combines the theoretical and practical components online via remote learning and instructor led lectures and exercises.
The programme is designed to be delivered online, focused on developing a student’s theoretical and practical knowledge for nautical chart production. The programme completes with the student’s proficiency being assessed with a Comprehensive Cartographic Project.See Schedule