B004 Deck ratings forming part of a navigation watch
|COURSE FRAMEWORK||CODE B004|
|COURSE TITLE||Deck ratings forming part of a navigational watch|
|COURSE APPROVED BY||American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Maritime Administration of : Liberia , Panama , Republic of Marshall Islands, Ukraine.|
|SCOPE||To provide seafarers employed or engaged in capacity of ratings forming part of a navigationalwatch on board necessary training in order to demonstrate the competence to perform the
navigation function at the support level, as specified in column 1 of table A-ll/4.
|OBJECTIVES||All seafarers employed or engaged on board ship as part of ratings forming part of a navigationalwatch shall demonstrate a minimum knowledge, understanding and proficiency. Every candidate
for certification shall be required to provide evidence of having achieved the required standard of
competence in accordance with the methods for demonstrating competence and the criteria
for evaluating competence specified in columns 3 and 4 of table A-ll/4 which shall include, but
not limited the following :
|ENTRY STANDARDS||Every candidate for certification shall:-be not less than 17 years of age;
-be physically fit for duty as per required by Regulation I/9 of STCW-78, as amended and National standards;
-Passed a special training, either pre-sea or on board ship, including an approved period of
seagoing service which shall not be less than two months.
|CERTIFICATION||On successful completion of the course and having a confirmation of seagoing service not lessthan two months, a certificate will be issued verifying that the holder has been successfully
trained and assessed in capacity of ratings forming part of a navigational watch.
|STUDENT NUMBER LIMITATION||The maximum number of course attendees is 25|
|STAFF REQUIREMENTS||The course is conducted by qualified instructors that hold master’s licenses and have an adequate experience in this subject.|
|FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT||TRANSAS Simulator “Navi-Trainer 5000” , training ship “ AVANT “|
|TEACHING AIDS||Whiteboard and DVD player, overhead projector, placards, audio and video aids, Power Points.|
|TEACHING METHOD||Theory in classroom, practical exercises at “Navi-Trainer 5000” simulator , training ship “ AVANT “|
|BASED UPON IMO MODEL COURSES||1.19 ; 1.20 ; 1.21|
|COURSE DURATION||128 hours|