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Introduction

The unit integrates Watchkeeping theory, 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 and accurate record in the vessels log, and Bridge Resource Management. Students will also have the 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 MAR50315 .

Summary 2022

Unit name Navigational Watchkeeping
Unit code JND281
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Coordinator

Capt. Siriwardhana Hirimbure

Teaching staff

Capt. Siriwardhana Hirimbure

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Requisites

Prerequisites

JND150 and JND151

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • Blended delivery in the form of lectures and online learning supplemented with consolidated face to face learning towards the end of semester and
  • Mandatory practical training in a simulated ship environment.

Students attending classes and students electing to study on flexible mode will follow the same class time table. Total lecturing hours have not changed from the existing. Both categories of students will have access to the same resources through MyLO.

Lectures Duration/ Frequency/Time tabling:

6 hrs / 1/ week for 10 weeks. Total Hrs 60.

Practicals Duration/ Frequency/Time tabling:

30 hrs delivered over last 3 weeks. Total Hrs 30.

Attendance:

Mandatory for simulator training.  Recommended for end of semester consolidated teaching period.

Assessment

Assessment 1: Quizzes – 10%

Assessment 2: Assignment- 20%

Assessment 3: Practical Assessment - UP

Assessment 4: Final Exam – 70%

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Textbooks

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None

Recommended

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