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NAUT 1886 - General Seamanship Master 150GT Domestic

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

This course is a tutorial course that reviews contents required for an oral examination with Transport Canada Examiner. The main contents that are reviewed are maintaining a safe navigational watch; lifesaving and distress signals; weather routeing; ship-handling under various weather conditions; anchoring and mooring; towing operations; response to emergencies; search and rescue and other seamanship related topics.

Credits

2.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain principles to be observed in keeping a safe navigational watch as set out in the STCW code A-VIII/2.
  • Recognize and understand the meanings of life saving and distress signals.
  • Using a ship model explain ship-handling manoeuvres on a small vessel.
  • Describe components and preparation of voyage planning.
  • Use weather forecast in planning of voyage.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

NAUT 1886 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 150GT Domestic
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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