Course Descriptions:


  • 6 Weeks
  • 5 Weeks / 20 Days / 80 Hours
    • Interactive Training in Class. (Theory & Lectures & Team Work)
  • 1 Week / 4 Days / 16 Hours
    • Practical Training at Full Mission Bridge Simulator

Number Of Participants

6 Trainees for each class. (Minimum of 6 trainees required for opening of course)

Basic Navigation Training & Safety

Course Aims:

  • To improve navigation and safety knowledge of trainees.
  • To prepare trainees for various duties at sea.
  • To enhance navigating practice with specific maneuvers and formations at sea.
  • To ensure safe and world-wide standard navigation performance.

Course Objectives:

The course participants will:

  • Understand the principles of the global navigational safety.
  • Identify documentation and records regarding navigation, specific maneuvers and formations at sea.
  • Fully understand the COLREG (International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea).
  • Apply the standard techniques and procedures for specific circumstances at sea.
  • Review case studies and generic scenarios at sea.
  • Get familiarized with navigation equipment.
  • Have enough capability to prepare navigation plan on charts.
  • Be able to conduct all navigation procedures from basic to advanced scheme at sea and naval warfare operation conditions.
  • Identify all sea surface traffic and recognize all targets at daytime and night.
  • Apply standard navigation team organization on board and bridge.