Courses & Units

Marine Communications (Signals) JVD185

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Marine Communications (Signals)
Unit code JVD185
Credit points 6.25
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
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

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
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
$518.00 $518.00 not applicable $1,483.50

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Teaching

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Textbooks

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