SMT Bridge Watchkeeping (Ratings)

A basic level of bridge watchkeeping, and a navigational skills assessment, aimed primarily at ratings.

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This course looks at the theory and challenges of watchkeeping, and looks at the relationships between people on the bridge. We also use the simulators to review and assess seafarers watchkeeping skills in various situations.

It has been designed to meet the requirements of HOJJ 04 Basic Navigational Watchkeeping


SMT Bridge Watchkeeping (Ratings)

Learning Objectives

  • Watchkeeping
  • Collision regulations
  • Emergency response
  • Teamwork
  • Steering and ship handling
  • Emergency response
  • Know common nautical terms.
  • Know how to contribute to the monitoring and control of a safe watch.
  • Know what bridge equipment is used for lookout and watchkeeping duties.

Who is this course for?

Deck Ratings


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