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Deck Cadet

Join Merchant Navy As Deck Cadet
BSc. Nautical Science - Australia

Course Name: B.Sc (Nautical Science)
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 PCM
Level: Degree
Admission: 3 times a year.

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Pathway approved by Australian Maritime Safety Authority - AMSA Guidelines

Pre-Sea (Deck Cadet) Training
Course Guidelines

If You are enrolled in Phase 1 of the Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science) J2U or Diploma of Nautical Science (Deck Watch keeper) J1T course. This is an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved course which incorporates all requirements necessary to attain the Certificate Safety Training issued by AMSA. This phase is the first stage of a training program leading to a certificate of competency as a Deck officer. Subsequent phases of study can only be undertaken once you have accrued sea service in accordance with Marine Orders Part 3 (see www.amsa.gov.au). In order to accrue sea service you will have to gain a training berth from AMS / shipping company. Domestic and international companies are both acceptable. AMSA recognizes sea service on ships of all nationalities.

Course Outcomes
This phase of your training aims to provide the following outcomes:
Ø An accredited training program for people wishing to enter the maritime industry as a cadet or trainee deck officer.
Ø Delivery of a curriculum reflecting STCW-95 competencies; providing the candidate with training and skills sufficient for them to commence employment on board ship in the capacity of a trainee deck watchkeeping officer.
Ø Provision of sufficient self-study skills to enable students to function as self-educators while at sea, and effectively follow a course of distance study a “Task and Guided Study (TAGS)” package.
Ø Provision of knowledge of the social and cultural environment associated with life on-board ship.

On completion of the course, the student will have received basic training and instruction in:
I. Elementary First Aid at Sea Certificate*
II. Personal Survival Techniques Certificate*
III. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Certificate*
IV. Personal Safety and Social Responsibility Certificate*
V. Proficiency in Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (PSTSDSD) Certificate*
VI. Tanker Familiarisation Certificate (Optional)

At this level the student will have developed:
Ø Skills and understanding sufficient to accept individual responsibility for tasks and to work as part of a team on board ship.
Ø A commitment to safe, effective working practices.
Ø An appropriate knowledge of rules, regulations and other relevant codes governing work on board a ship.

In addition, the student will have developed:
Ø A basic knowledge of and skills in watch keeping, general shipboard operations, ship board maintenance and navigation.
Ø A foundation for further development of knowledge and skills in practical work situations under supervision on board ship.

A foundation for further development of knowledge and skills while on board ship through distance education using a Task and Guided Study package.

Competency Standards and Recognition given to the Course

Phase 1 of the Advanced Diploma of Applied Science Nautical Science/ Diploma of Nautical Science is recognised by the Australian Maritime Industry as satisfying the requirements for the AMSA Certificate of Safety Training and as an approved Pre Sea course. This course has been developed in accordance with the standards as enforced by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority-AMSA and the AQF principles.

Certificates
Successful completion of this course fulfils the requirements for obtaining the following:
I. Elementary First Aid at Sea Certificate*
II. Personal Survival Techniques Certificate*
III. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Certificate*
IV. Personal Safety and Social Responsibility Certificate*
V. Proficiency in Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (PSTSDSD) Certificate*
VI. Tanker Familiarisation Certificate (Optional)
Note: These certificates must be presented to an AMSA office with an application form in order to be issued with a Certificate of Safety Training. See the AMSA website for details at www.amsa.gov.au 4

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