Courses & Units

Marine Electronic Navigation JND280

Introduction

This unit will provide students with the theoretical understanding and practical knowledge of Marine Electronic Navigation equipment to enable the equipment to be used to the best advantage with full understanding of the capabilities and limitations.
This unit builds on the knowledge gained in year 1. It meet the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the Maritime Training Package, the STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments) and Table A-II/1 of the STCW code.

Summary

Unit name Marine Electronic Navigation
Unit code JND280
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Coordinator Captain Clarence Pietersz
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By
Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the errors and limitations associated with radar and ARPA equipment and their implications for vessel safety.
  • Interpret the data from an ARPA, and from a paper radar plot, determine the risk of collision, and estimate effective action to avoid a close quarter’s situation.
  • Set-up and operate radar and ARPA equipment for navigation and collision avoidance
  • Describe the errors associated with electronic navigation equipment and the implications for vessel safety of the errors and limitations of the equipment.
  • operate electronic navigation aids and use the equipment for navigation.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,967.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

JND150

Teaching

AssessmentMid Term Test (20%)|Final Examination (80%)|Practical set-up of Navigation instruments
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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