This is an onboard study program approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). It has been structured in a way that enables the candidate to perform and familiarise themselves with routine shipboard emergency, navigational and operational tasks. This training will enhance the learning experience, setting out the groundwork for next phase of studies. It should be completed during the sea service phase of the program.
|Unit name||Shipboard Experience (Deck)|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Mr Neil Pereira|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|AMC MT Main Block 1||31/1/2022||9/6/2022||10/6/2022||12/6/2022|
|AMC MT Main Block 3||13/6/2022||10/11/2022||11/11/2022||13/11/2022|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Perform, under supervision, navigation and deck watchkeeping duties.
- Maintain records and follow watchkeeping protocols.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesJND150 - Fundamentals of Marine Navigation AND JND151 - Shipboard Operations I AND JVD170 - Elementary First Aid AND JVD171 - Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting AND JVD172 - Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities AND JVD173 - Personal Survival Techniques AND JVD174 - Security Awareness
This is an at sea unit. Students are required to complete the tasks when onboard during their sea going phase. Duration of 18 months seatime to complete this unit.
|Assessment||Onboard training record book|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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