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Simulated Electronic Navigation - Operational (SEN O) ENAV 1070

Simulated Electronic Navigation Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This Simulated Electronic Navigation – Operational course complies with the requirements of the “Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Convention.” The training will bridge the gap between theory and practice by providing the student with the required skill set to apply the Collision Regulations, and the principles to be observed in keeping a safe navigational watch. The students will be taught position fixing and monitoring techniques in coastal passages. Basic principles of bridge resource management, leadership, and teamwork skills will be incorporated in the course to promote safety of life at sea, and protection of the marine environment.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Students must have successfully completed the following training courses and examinations prior to registering for the SEN-O training course: Electronic Positioning Systems (EPS) or Simulated Electronic Navigation 1A, Radio Operator’s Certificate (ROC-MC), Chartwork and Pilotage 2 (C&P2), Navigation Safety 1 (NS1).

Credits

8.0

Cost

$3,702.25 - $3,775.72 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of ENAV 1070 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66731

Duration

Tue Aug 02 - Tue Aug 30 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 66731
  • $3702.25
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 02 - Aug 30 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$3702.25

Important information
  1. COPIES of prerequisites must be submitted to the instructor on the first day of the course. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. TC EXAM ON LAST DAY
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of ENAV 1070 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 45343

Duration

Thu Oct 13 - Thu Nov 10 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 45343
  • $3775.72
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 13 - Nov 10 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$3775.72

Important information
  1. COPIES of prerequisites must be submitted to the instructor on the first day of the course. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. EXTRA DAY ADDED TO COURSE DUE TO TC EXAM ON LAST DAY
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Competently operate the marine radar, knowing its limitations and errors.
  • Construct MOT triangle paper radar plots in all radar display modes to obtain target's true course, true speed, CPA, TCPA, BCPA, and aspect.
  • Determine the course and or speed alteration required as per the Collision Regulations to obtain a predetermined CPA, TCPA (2 nautical miles in open waters), and time to resume original course and speed.
  • Plot two targets simultaneously on a plotting sheet to obtain full radar reports of both targets.
  • Set up the ARPA unit for multi-target collision avoidance with CPA, TCPA limits, and guard zone.
  • Use the trial manoeuvre to obtain a predetermined CPA for safe navigation.
  • Identify the errors and limitations of ARPA.
  • Operate electronic navigation systems for safe navigation and watchkeeping in confined and open waters.
  • Respond to navigational aid errors and malfunctions, which would include Radio, AIS, GPS, DGPS, Echo Sounder, Magnetic and Gyro Compasses, Speed Log, Radar, and ARPA.
  • Operate “own ship” controls in the type-approved simulator.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manoeuvre a vessel in loaded and ballast conditions, taking into account the effects of shallow water, squat, bank suction, tide, current, and weather.
  • Prepare the vessel for anchoring as the OOW.
  • Adhere to the principles of watchkeeping standards as per the STCW code, which shall include company and master’s orders, bridge records, and communication.
  • Explain and discuss the merits of Bridge Resource Management, including interaction with pilot.
  • Execute and monitor a passage plan near a TSS, and use parallel indexing in coastal waters.
  • Handle shipboard emergencies, including exercises in man overboard, steering failure, engine failure, and blackout.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

Simulated Electronic Navigation - Operational (SEN O) (ENAV 1070) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Nautical Sciences
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Certificate Part-time

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