Courses & Units

Teamworking and Leadership Skills JVD225

This unit is a 3 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each semester. In order to complete 6.25% load it should be combined with enrolment or credit in the following units: JVD224 Maritime Environmental Awareness 2.5%


This unit provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding of leadership and teamwork as appropriate to the Function: "Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level".

This unit meet the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the current Maritime Training Package, STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments), and Table A-II/1 of the STCW code.


Unit name Teamworking and Leadership Skills
Unit code JVD225
Credit points 3.75
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Coordinator Doctor Samrat Ghosh
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


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
Launceston AMC MT Post Block 4 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 3 12/6/2023 9/11/2023 10/11/2023 12/11/2023
AMC MT Main Block 1 30/1/2023 8/6/2023 9/6/2023 11/6/2023
AMC MT Post Block 4 13/11/2023 20/12/2023 23/12/2023 24/12/2023

* 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 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

  • Apply principles and practice of management theory to: • Investigate and arbitrate shipboard conflicts • Recognize the role of the leader in the workplace and the ability to motivate crew • Recognize the foundation of human behaviour and develop strategic working groups
  • Identify and develop measures to overcome barriers to effective communication.
  • Interpret national and international conventions, recommendations and legislations to implement health and safety, training and crew welfare in the workplace.
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 $311.00 $311.00 not applicable $890.10

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4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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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


AssessmentAssessment Task 1: Case Study Analysis (50%)|Assessment Task 2: Case Study Analysis (50%)
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