PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

STABILITY

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

ACTIVITY (extracts from elements of TDMMA1107B)

DATE

NOTES

Location, Partial Sign off, etc

Described how a vessel’s stability book is located, accessed and correctly interpreted.

Knowledge of required instructions/notifications concerning stability is demonstrated including incidents causing changed stability; grounding, fire, collision & structural alteration.

1a,  2i

Workplace observation

Question & answer

Interpreted basic vessel stability terms/data and described its use to maintain vessel stability in accordance with regs.

1b

Question & answer

Assignment  Link

Extracted data from a vessel’s stability book to calculate stable/safe stability in variety of operational loading conditions.

2b

Question & answer

Assignment  Link

Demonstrated the ability to monitor the stability of a small vessel appropriately to the nature and speed of the vessel’s operations/emergencies. Conducted a rolling test.

2a

Workplace observation

Question & answer

Assignment  Link

Describes the appropriate/prompt action required if stability factors exceed acceptable limits ( including the affects of suspended weights using cargo/fishing gear & loading & unloading heavy weights).

2c

Question & answer

Demonstrated knowledge of precautions required where weather/sea conditions and planned operations affect the stability/watertight integrity of the vessel & the cause, affect and arrangements to reduce FSE & water on deck.

2d, 2e

Workplace observation

Question & answer

Assignment  Link

Described the prompt/appropriate action required where weight distribution compromises vessel safety & differentiated between list/loll. Described actions to correct an angle of loll.

2f

Question & answer

Assignment  Link

Described the timely/appropriate action taken in anticipation of environmental changes affecting the stability of the vessel including calculations of FWA.

2g

Workplace observation

Question & answer

Practical task

Described the actions required in emergency situations to maintain the stability of the vessel within safe limits including, the precautions to be taken on board a fishing vessel when clearing a net which is caught fast on an underwater obstruction and the affects on stability to a vessel that has been "bilged" (listed the actions to contain in flooding).

2h

Question & answer

Assignment  Link

TDMMA1107B  Maintain the stability of a vessel using basic stability information

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 http://training.gov.au/ website:

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

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

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