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

ACTIVITY  (extracts from elements of TDMMR5507B)



Ties knots, bends and hitches and constructs short, back and eye splices for established usage on board.

Demonstrates the care/maintenance of rope, wire and chain and precautions to reduce damage/deterioration.
Calculates operational limits for B.S/S.W.L. for rope.
Prepares and correctly uses hawsers for mooring and berthing operations using a warping drum.

1a, 1b, 1c, 1e, 1f, 1h, 1i,

Assignment knots   Link 



Assignment ropes   Link                                        

Identifies lifting gear and the preparation for use and testing required by Marine Orders Part 32.
Describes/demonstrates the correct operation and maintenance of lifting gear including; cranes, swinging derricks, union purchase operations, tackles, shackles, hooks, slings, grabs and spreaders within load limits to  procedures and safety requirements.

Demonstrates the established lifting signals practiced.

2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e,

Assignment lift gear Link


Assign wire & tackle Link



Site & equipment for rigging and maintenaining safe access to a ship by recognised standards and practices are explained, including; rigging of accommodation ladders, portable ladders, gangways and associated equipment for working/access over the side and aloft.

2f, 2g, 3a, 3b, 3c, 4f,

Assign stage & lifts   Link


Question & answer



Demonstrates how lashing equipment is inspected, maintained & stored and faulty gear reported & isolated using shipboard practice and recognised standards.

Demonstrates the  securing of cargo considering the effects of vessel’s motion.

 Describes stowing of general cargoes, including the use of dunnage and access maintainance.

4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e,


Assign stowage        Link                                                                     




Demonstrates correct use of anchors, cables and deck fittings when preparing/anchoring/weighing anchor in varying weather conditions.

Describes checks for cleanliness/hygiene/stowage & correct securing for sea of accommodation/galley areas as required for tourism or operational standards.

The watertight integrity of vessel is checked & correct action is taken to prepare for forecast conditions.

5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 5f, 5g,

Assign anchor          Link                      


Question & answer



TDMMR5507B Perform seamanship, rigging and lifting operations on board a small domestic vessel
MARN003 Perform seamanship operations on board a vessel up to 24 metres

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


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


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


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