The aim of this course is to enable learners to acquire the underpinning knowledge relevant to the navigation of a vessel, which will provide a valuable basis for a career at sea in a variety of roles.
This course is suitable for anyone who does not have prior knowledge in this subject and it has been written in accordance with MSQ Unit 95 - Introduction to Navigation.
By the end of this course, you will:
- know, and be able to calculate, the effect of tides on navigation
- be able to plot a course
- be able to produce a passage plan
- know how to calculate courses
- know the functions and uses of electronic navigation aids.