The aim of the unit is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively between ship and/or shore stations using the protocols laid down in the International Code of Signals (known as INTERCO), primarily using visual signals, but also using other methods. Other information of a practical nature is also included covering common flag etiquette.
|Unit name||Marine Communications (Signals)|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Mr Neil Pereira|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|AMC MT Main Block 1||30/1/2023||8/6/2023||9/6/2023||11/6/2023|
|AMC MT Main Block 3||12/6/2023||9/11/2023||10/11/2023||12/11/2023|
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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).
- 1. Send and receive messages using the International Code of Signals
- 2. Send and receive messages using Morse code
- 3. Use the IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP).
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz|Test or quiz|
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