This course aims to provide the participants the knowledge, understanding and skills in Navigation and Collision Avoidance.
It covers the guidance in maintaining a safe navigation through the use of information from navigation equipment and system to assist command decision making.
The course complies with the requirement(s) of Section A-II/4 in support to Section B-II/4 of the 2010 Manila amendments to the STCW Convention.
After successful completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
· precisely interpret and assess information obtained from navigation equipment and system, taking into account the limitations of the equipment and prevailing circumstances and conditions.
· take action to avoid a close encounter or collision with another vessel in accordance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
3. Entry Requirement
This course is principally intended for the candidates for certification who are not less than 16 years old and have completed the Basic Safety Course and passed the Ishihara test. Trainees must also be completed the seagoing service including not less than six months training and experience or special training, either pre-sea or on board, including an approved period or seagoing service which shall not be less than two months. This course also intended to meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-II of the STCW 1978/1995 as amended.
4. Course Intake Limitation
The course intake shall not be more than 24 trainees.
5 days (30 Hours)