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General Seamanship Chief Mate NAUT 1885

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is a tutorial course that reviews content required for an oral examination with a Transport Canada Examiner. The main contents that are reviewed are the International Maritime Conventions; compliance with the legislative requirements to ensure maintaining a safe navigational watch, ship handling under various weather conditions, safe towing operations, lifesaving and distress procedures and signals, search and rescue, and other seamanship-related topics.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe measures and compliance with legislative requirements to ensure Safety of Life at Sea and marine environment protection.
  • Explain ship manoeuvring and handling in all conditions.
  • Explain cargo handling and stowage.
  • Illustrate the response to navigational emergencies.
  • Outline organizing and crew management.
  • Outline search and rescue operations coordination.
  • Develop emergency and damage control plans.

Effective as of Fall 2009

Related Programs

General Seamanship Chief Mate (NAUT 1885) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Chief Mate
    Certificate Part-time

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