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NAUT 1840 - NS 1 - Navigation Safety 1

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

The course provides students with the fundamentals of keeping a safe navigational watch. Emphasis is given to International and Canadian Collision Regulations.

Credits

3.5

Cost

$258.52

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 88563

Tue Jan 05 - Fri Jan 15 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Jan 15 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$258.52

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Covid-19 this course will be offered in an ONLINE FORMAT. Students will be notified by email if there is any change to the delivery method. Required Text(s): Collision Regulations (Internet @ laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations) or can be purchased in book form from the BCIT Bookstore at www.bcitbookstore.ca. Canadian Aids to Navigation System – Canadian Coast Guard Publication Not available in print – Online only @ www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/aids/Canadian-Aids-To-Navigation-2011 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.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define the main terminology used in the Collision regulations.
  • Identify lights and shapes as specified in the Collision regulations for vessels.
  • Identify sound signaling for clear and restricted visibility situations.
  • Interpret steering and sailing rules.
  • State the various types of signals prescribed to indicate distress and need of assistance.
  • Explain the basic principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch, watch at anchor, and watch in port.
  • Identify the basic duties of a watchkeeping officer at sea, port and anchorage.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

NAUT 1840 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 150GT Domestic
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Part-time   Certificate

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