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Onboard Community and Watchkeeping Duties

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Code: SF14S101
Name: Onboard Community and Watchkeeping Duties
Extent of studies: 1,5
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1: 1,5    Year 2:     Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites: -
Course-specific competence: The student
• Is familiarised with the vessel as a social environment and work place
• knows the onboard community and how it functions
• knows the watchkeeping arrangements onboard vessels at sea and in port
• knows how to keep a navigational watch according to the principles of good seamanship
• knows how to steer the vessel and how to follow helm orders also when given in the English language
• knows how to steer using magnetic and gyro-compasses
• understands helm orders
• knows how to change-over from automatic pilot to hand steer-ing and vice versa
• knows the decisions on manning of ships, certification of sea-farers and watchkeeping onboard
• gains a thorough knowledge of different communication sys-tems onboard
• gains a thorough knowledge of alarm systems onboard and one's personal duties in connection with these
• is able to understand orders and to use seafaring terminology and definitions with the officer of the watch, and to handover watch according to the watchkeeping routines, and knows the responsibilities of a look-out
• is familiar with the preparations before arrival, taking a pilot onboard, anchoring operations and mooring
• is familiar with the basic principles of the protection of the marine environment
• Familiarisation and security awareness
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: Svenska
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