Navigation WatchKeeping Simulator Course – Operational Level
This course is designed and presented for watch-keeping officers who wish to practice or enhance their ship handling skills. It covers the mandatory minimum requirements as set out in Reg. II/1 & II/3 Para. 3 & 4, Sec. A-II/1 & A-II/3 Para.1-6 Table A-II/1 & A-II/3 of STCW ’78 as amended.
Trainees who successfully complete the course will have a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively maintain control of a ship when maneuvering to avoid other vessels, maneuverings in confined waters, berthing, anchoring and in emergencies at Operational Level.
Course Intake Limitations
- Classroom size – maximum 18 seats – Lecture rooms / Workshops / Laboratories
- Leaner/ Trainer Ratio – Lectures -18:1, Practical – 9:1
The lecturer/instructor would, as a minimum, hold a Certificate of Competency as Chief Officer (Unlimited).
Course Commencement Dates
This course is open to deck officers and other seafarers having knowledge in,
- Radar Observation & Plotting, ARPA, Radar Simulator
- COLREGS and Watch- keeping experience at Operational Level