Courses & Units

Shipboard Operational Experience (ETO) JNE125



Shipboard  Experience unit – undertaken during sea-time


This unit provides students with theoretical and practical electronics knowledge applied to various ship-board systems. It addresses the analogue, digital and power electronics involved with engine room and bridge equipment  such as radar, echo sounder, gyro compass, communication, computer networking etc.


Unit name Shipboard Operational Experience (ETO)
Unit code JNE125
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring

Mr Gamini Lokuketagoda

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 3/2/2020 12/6/2020 13/6/2020 14/6/2020
AMC MT Main Block 3 15/6/2020 13/11/2020 14/11/2020 15/11/2020

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $595.00 2020: $1,413.00 031301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.



JVD170 and JVD171 and JVD172 and JVD173 and JVD174 and JNE123


Teaching Pattern

Lecture / Practical


Assignment 1 – Shipboard and Safety Familiarisation Part A

Assignment 2 – Shipboard and Safety Familiarisation Part B
Assignment 3 – Shipboard and Safety Familiarisation Part C - OH&S
Assignment 4 – Shipboard and Safety Familiarisation Part D – Deck Operations
Assignment 5 – Marine Electrical Engineering - Distribution
Assignment 6 – Marine Electrical Engineering - Generators
Assignment 7 – Marine Electrical Engineering - Motors
Assignment 8 – Marine Control and System Engineering
Assignment 9 – Maintenance and Repair of Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Assignment 10 – Maintenance and Repair of Deck Electrical Equipment
Assignment 11 – Electrical / Electronic Equipment on the Navigation Bridge
Assignment 12 – Electrical / Electronic Equipment in Accommodation
Assignment 13 – Controlling the Operations of the Ship and Care for Persons – Vessel Contingency Plans
Assignment 14 – Feedback on Training
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