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SHIP SIMULATOR AND BRIDGE TEAMWORK WITH BRM

(MTC / PRC Accredited Course)

COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is patterned after the IMO Model COURSE 1.22 and is essentially practical and consists mainly of a series of exercises performed on the most advanced Transas simulator model equipped with the latest software and seven (7) visuals. OBJECTIVE The trainees who successfully complete this course will have gained experience in handling ships under various conditions and will make a more effective contribution to the bridge team during ship maneuvering. In particular, trainees will gain: Familiarization with the use of engines and helm for ship maneuvering; an understanding of the effects on the behavior of the ship of wind, current, shallow water, banks and narrow channels, condition of loading; a greater awareness of the importance of planning a passage or maneuver and the need for an alternative plan and; a greater understanding and awareness of efficient bridge procedures during watchkeeping and ship handling; Awareness and guidance to good operating practices by regular use of sound and proper procedures to ensure the safety of the ship, its personnel, cargo, and protection of the environment. ENTRY STANDARDS Trainees wishing to enter this course should have a minimum of six months watchkeeping experience as officer in charge of a navigational watch and should also have completed a course of training which meets or exceeds the standard set out in IMO Assembly Resolution A. 438 (XII) Training in Radar observation and plotting (IMO Model COURSE 1.07).

SHIP SIMULATOR AND BRIDGE TEAMWORK WITH BRM

CERTIFICATION A Certificate will be issued to those who have successfully completed this course indicating that the holder has completed a training course for SSBT. INCLUDED TOPICS Review Of Basic Principles, Introduction To BRM & Concepts, Bridge Resource Management, Importance Of BRM, The Bridge Team Communication, Leadership, Interpersonal, Organization & Teamwork , Barriers To Communication, Management Style, Team Approach, Resource Allocation, Master /OOW Pilot Relationship, Development Of Procedures, Organizational Culture, Team Work, Exchange Of Information, Standard Operating Procedures, Error Chain Analysis & Breaking, Situation Awareness, Human Error In Accidents, Stress Management, Emergency Situation Preparedness, Emergency Procedure Development, Familiarization With The Bridge, Standard Maneuvers, Wind And Current Effects, Shallow-Water Effects, Bank, Channel And Interaction Effects, Anchoring And Single-Buoy Mooring, Planning And Carrying Out A Voyage.

Duration: 4 Days Training Venue: Victoria Building Schedule: Starts every Monday 8am-5pm

SSBT WITH BRM PART B COURSE OUTLINE


HOURS Subject Area 1. Review of Basic Principles 2. Introduction to BRM & Concepts 2.1 Bridge Resource Management 2.2 Importance of BRM 2.3 The Bridge Team 3. Communication, Leadership, Bridge Organization & Teamwork 3.1 Interpersonal 3.2 Barriers to Communication 3.3 Management Style 3.4 Team Approach 3.5 Resource Allocation 3.6 Development of Procedures 4. Master /OOW Pilot Relationship 4.1 Organizational Culture 4.2 Team work 4.3 Exchange of Information 4.4 Standard Operating Procedures 5. Error Chain Analysis & Breaking, Situation Awareness 5.1 Error Chain Analysis and breaking Situation Awareness 5.2 Human Error in Accidents 5.3 Stress Management 5.4 Case Study 1 6. Emergency Situation Preparedness 6.1 Emergency Procedure Development 1.5 7. Familiarization with the Bridge 4 1 2 Lecture 2 2 Simulator

HOURS Subject Area 8. Standard maneuvers 9. Wind and current effects 10. Shallow-water effects 11. Bank, channel and interaction effects 12. Anchoring and Single-Buoy Mooring 13. Planning and carrying out a voyage Lecture 0.5 0.5 1 0.5 0.5 1 Simulator 3 1.5 3 1 2 12

16 TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS 40 HOURS

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