On completion of this unit, students will have the skills, knowledge, and attributes to undertake shipboard operations relevant to a trainee deck officer as required by the STCW Convention under the supervision of a Deck or Engineer Officer or Chief Integrated Rating. This unit is delivered via classroom theory, tutorials, web-based learning, and practical work in an actual and a simulated shipboard environment.
|Unit name||Shipboard Operations I|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Doctor Reza Emad|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Identify and describe a variety of types, construction, and layout of vessels
- Demonstrate basic seamanship including: anchoring, mooring marine rigging, ropework and marine knots, shipboard maintenance, and maintenance at height.
- Explain basic engine-room operations and use of a variety of deck machinery
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal shipboard communication skills.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
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Lectures, Tutorials and Practicals
|Assessment||Mid-Term Exam (30%)|Assessment task 2|Final Exam (70%)|Assessment task 3|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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