Aids Verifier Performance Qualification Standard
This qualification is the baseline national standard for qualification as an Aid Verifier. Individual Sectors/Districts may add, but not delete requirements appropriate to their area. NO TASK MAY BE WAIVED in this qualification.
WHO MAY ACT AS VERIFYING OFFICER
Any Auxiliarist who holds an AV qualification, or any active duty/reserve who holds equivalent active duty qualification or who has been appointed by the Sector Commander to act as verifying officer.
Each Auxiliary or Coast Guard District or Coast Guard Sector may establish their own procedures for qualification. Members should check on the process in their area by contacting their Navigation Systems (NS) Chain of Leadership and Management.
Links to Reference Materials and other Useful Information
Code of Federal Regulations
Sample NOAA Charts
Sample USACE Chart
- ATON – USCGAUX Federal Aids to Navigation Study Guide (10/29/13)
- CI16500_16A – Coast Guard Auxiliary Aids to Navigation Program (6/7/95) Obsolete
- CIM16500_7A – Aids to Navigation Manual (Administration)
- CIM16590_5C – Bridge Administration Manual