This course aims to provide participants the knowledge, understanding and skills by theoretical series of exercises performed on a ship handling simulator.
It covers lectures, exercises and a simulator demonstration. Bridge teamwork dealt with either interactive Computer based Training (CBT).
Exercises are controlled by an instructor and initially allow the trainees to become familiar with the equipment, controls and the instrumentation provided by the simulator.
Candidates from this course should have a minimum of six months watch keeping experience as Officer in charge of a navigational watch and should also have completed a course of training which meets or exceeds the standard set out in IMO Assembly resolution A.483 (XII), Training in radar observation and plotting.