Courses & Units

Navigational Watchkeeping JND281

Launceston

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Navigational Watchkeeping
Unit code JND281
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Coordinator Captain Siriwardhana Hirimbure Gamage
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
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 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
031705 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,826.00
  • 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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Requisites

Prerequisites

JND150 AND JND151

Teaching

AssessmentNavigational watchkeeping requirement (10%)|Mid Semester Examination (30%)|Simulator Practical Examination|Final Examination (60%)
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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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