A course designed for Bridge Helmsman to improve their understanding of standard procedures, basic shiphandling and reactions to emergencies. The course is structured to include as much practical consolidation as possible; this is conducted in the bridge simulator and mini-simulators. Of note is that course content can be tailored to client requirements to suit and benefit the target audience.
Assessment of practical procedures in bridge simulator.
Classroom lectures (50%) consolidated through practical exercises (50%) on mini-simulators and as a team in Mission Bridge.
- Responsibilities of the Helmsman
- Composition of the Navigational Watch
- Basic shiphandling
- Conning orders and closed-loop communication
- Reactions to emergencies (including man-overboard)
No mandated prerequisites required.
ECDIS Ltd Instructors
Instructors and assessors are required to be qualified in accordance with the requirements of Regulation I/6 STCW. All of our trainers are mariners and highly experienced in the practical use of leadership and management, having pushed themselves to their personal limits at sea.