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Simulated Electronic Navigation Limited ENAV 1020

Simulated Electronic Navigation Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​SEN (L) is a domestic navigation operator's training course, providing students with knowledge of the application of the Collision Regulations, and principles to be observed in keeping a safe navigational watch while using electronic navigational aids to plot the ship's position and progress. It also provides students with the appropriate action to take for collision avoidance in simulated exercises with the use of type-approved marine simulators.​


  • Radio Communication (ROC-MC) and Chartwork and Pilotage, Level 1 (C&P1) and Navigation Safety, Level 1 (NS1) * Chartwork and Pilotage, Level 2 (C&P2) may be substituted for Chartwork and Pilotage, Level 1 (C&P1)



Domestic fees


Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of ENAV 1020 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69367


Mon May 06 - Fri May 10 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 69367
  • Domestic fees $978.13
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 06 - May 10 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees


Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. ORIGINAL and COPIES of prerequisites must be submitted to the instructor on the first day of the course. Required: Parallel rulers or navigational triangles, nautical dividers, 2B pencils, good quality eraser, calculator Note: Radar plotting sheets will be provided for use in the course. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • ​Define principles of radar.
  • Adjust the gain, brilliance, sea, and rain clutter controls for adverse weather conditions.
  • Perform basic radar operations and use radar for position plotting.
  • Explain collision avoidance in terms of threat assessment, planning, and action applying Collision Regulations Part B, Section I-III.
  • Use navigational equipment to safely navigate a planned passage.
  • Use bridge publications for navigational purposes.
  • Respond to vessel emergencies/distress as per IAMSAR.
  • Plan a passage using principles of passage planning (APEM).
  • Execute and monitor a planned passage.
  • Use GPS/DGPS and WAAS for position fixing on the chart.
  • Describe errors and limitations of the GPS/DGPS and WAAS.
  • Describe the operational errors and limitation of an echo sounder.
  • Describe the Automatic Identification System (AIS) and demonstrate its use.
  • Describe different types of electronic charts, including their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Describe errors and limitations of the Electronic Charting System (ECS).
  • Have an understanding of the information provided in the operating manuals for navigational equipment including Radar, GPS, AIS, and Echo sounder.
  • Describe the purpose of company's and master's standing orders.
  • Demonstrate entries to be made in the deck, radio, navigational aids, and compass error log books.
  • Understand “Bridge Resource Management" with an emphasis on human factors, fatigue, teamwork, leadership, and situational awareness.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Simulated Electronic Navigation Limited (ENAV 1020) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 150GT Domestic
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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