PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

COXSWAIN NAVIGATION

 

 

STUDENT NAME:.......................................................

ACTIVITY (extracts from elements of TDMMH1207B)

DATE

NOTES

Location, Partial Sign off, etc

Coastal navigational charts are correctly used to plan a safe route and identify coastal features, lights, buoyage and navigational hazards.

1a,

 

 

(Link to recording sheet)

The compass course to steer between two points is determined.

1b,

 

Ranges and bearings are matched with charted features, combined with depth soundings and plotted onto a chart.

2a,

 

A position on a chart from derived GPS readings is plotted in accordance with established procedures.

2b,

 

Weather forecast current for planned voyage is obtained from coast radio station, internet and media and interpreted in terms of the implications for the planned voyage.

3a, 

 

(Link to recording sheet)

 

Local tide tables are used to determine times and heights of low and high tides.

3b,

 

 

(Tidal Predictions)

Depth of water at locations on a coastal chart is estimated using charted depth and tidal information.

3c,

 

TDMMH1207B Plan and navigate a short voyage within inshore limits

MARH001 Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres

 

These activities align to the TDM07 & MAR competencies at the time of publishing. Current and complete advice must be accessed through the http://training.gov.au/ website:

 

 

Witness Name, (Position, Qualification & contact details)……………… Signs…………………..

 

 

 

                             Student Signs………………………… 

Competent     Not yet Competent    Required, additional evidence of unit elements: