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Communications 1 NAUT 1805

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course guides participants on the use of International Code of Signals for coding and decoding messages and procedures to be applied for communication by visual signaling; on the use of Radio Aids to Marine Navigation for ascertaining facilities and services; and on extracting necessary information from the Annual Notices to Mariners.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of NAUT 1805 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49068


Mon Sep 12 - Fri Sep 16 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 49068
  • $149.73
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Sep 16 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC Rm. 237

Carl Marquardt

Course outline




Important information
  1. IMPORTANT NOTE: CLASS WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for any/all prerequisites. Required Equipment: Flash cards on International code flags. Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required. Contact Transport Canada, Marine Safety for further information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize international code flags.
  • Describe procedures for flag signals as a communication means.
  • Use International Code of Signals for coding and decoding messages.
  • State the International code signals for distress.
  • Use Radio Aids to Marine Navigation.
  • Extract information from the Annual Notices to Mariners.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Communications 1 (NAUT 1805) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 3000GT Domestic
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Master 500GT Domestic
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Certificate Part-time


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