Courses & Units

Shipboard Operational Experience (Deck) I JVD219


This is an on-board study program approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). It is a guided study program and has been structured in a way that enables the candidates to perform and familiarise themselves with on board tasks at operational level. This training should enhance the learning experience, setting out the ground work for Year 2 studies and should be completed during the sea service phase of the program.


Unit name Shipboard Operational Experience (Deck) I
Unit code JVD219
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 Intermediate


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


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 5/2/2024 13/6/2024 14/6/2024 16/6/2024
AMC MT Main Block 3 17/6/2024 14/11/2024 15/11/2024 17/11/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Perform, under supervision, ship familiarisation and deck watchkeeping duties and tasks.
  • Maintain records and follow shipboard protocols.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
031705 $559.00 $559.00 not applicable $1,557.50

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Teaching Pattern

Onboard Task and Guided Study unit for seafarers.

AssessmentDirect Observations of Clinical Encounters|Onboard training record book
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable



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