Simulated Electronic Navigation 1: (SEN 1)

Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Certificate



Course Description

This course is designed to provide the participant with knowledge of the principles and skills required for the correct operation of navigational equipment. The course further provides the participant with thorough knowledge of the application of the Collision Regulations and principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch in a simulated environment while using electronic aids to plot the ship’s position and progress, and in a one-on-one ship situation to take necessary action to avoid collision without putting vessel at risk.        

Course Outline

1.0 Radar
2.0 Arpa
3.0 Radar Plotting
4.0 Satellite Navigation (GPS/DGPS)
6.0 Gyro-Compass, Auto Pilot and Course Recorder
7.0 Echo Sounder and Logs
8.0 Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) and Automatic Identification System (AIS)
9.0 Radar Simulator Familiarization
10.0 Internal Communications, Engine Controls and Signaling Apparatus
11.0 Factors Affecting the Detection of Targets
12.0 Maintaining a Bridge Navigational Watch
13.0 Collision Avoidance During Open Water Navigation
14.0 Bridge Watchkeeping Duties of the OOW in Open Water
15.0 Operational Use of ARPA
16.0 Navigate the Vessel Safely Using ARPA
17.0 Coastal Water Navigation
18.0 Navigation in or Near Vessel Routing Systems

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

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