|Course-specific competence: ||The student is familiar with navigation, cargo handling, sea-manship and leadership, maritime radio communications and measures taken in emergency and medical situations according to the Onboard Training Record Book and with the onboard work of the officer of the watch.|
The aim of the onboard training is that the student learns
to apply the knowledge he/she has picked up during the studies
to integrate theory and practice
to critically examine his/her skills
the work routines of the vessel both in port and at sea
the rules of the working life
to adapt to the vessel as a social environment
to deepen his/her professional competence
English language and intercultural communication
The onboard training is recorded in the Onboard Training Record Book, Uppföljningsbok för handledd praktik, STCW II/1, vaktstyrman" which has been drawn up for this purpose.
The onboard training is arranged at shipping companies (and on vessels) which are ISM -certified. The shipping company, the vessel and the Degree Programme choose persons who are responsible for the instruction during the onboard training pe-riod.