The unit integrates Watchkeeping theory and practical application and problem-solving exercises involving the use of the Integrated Marine Simulator. Students will also develop skills and knowledge to carry out watchkeeping procedures, respond to potential collision and emergency situations, IALA Buoyage System, maintain an accurate record in the vessels log, and Bridge Resource Management. Students will also have knowledge of basic manoeuvring and ship handling principles.
This unit builds on the knowledge gained in year 1 and meets the learning outcomes set out in Table A -II/1 of STCW 2010 and detailed in the Maritime Training Package MAR 50315.
|Unit name||Navigational Watchkeeping|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Coordinator||Captain Siriwardhana Hirimbure Gamage|
|Available as student 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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- Demonstrate and apply theoretical and practical knowledge of “Bridge Watchkeeping” for safe navigation at sea.
- Demonstrate the theoretical knowledge of “basic ship manoeuvring” principles and procedures.
- Evaluate data and information relating to “Bridge Watchkeeping and Ship Manoeuvring”.
- Execute navigation (operational) tasks in a team environment.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
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PrerequisitesJND150 AND JND151
|Assessment||Navigational watchkeeping requirement (10%)|Mid Semester Examination (30%)|Simulator Practical Examination|Final Examination (60%)|
|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.
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