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Course Description

This course provides the deck officer with an in-depth knowledge of the practices and theory involved in piloting a vessel.

Topics covered in this course include: pilotage, steering; symbols; sailing directions; lists of lights; tidal currents; navigation in confined waters; navigation aids; buoyage system; bridge practices; charts; chart usage; fixing position; estimating position; courses; conversion of course; distance measurement; range of visibility; reliability of charts; publications; tidal terms; calculation of tides; set and rate of tides; records.

Notes

Required for the following certificates of competencies:

  • Fishing Master, 3rd Class
  • Chief Mate 500T, Domestic
  • Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal
  • Watchkeeping Mate
  • Master 150T, Domestic
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Course Details
Section Title
CP2 - Chartwork and Pilotage Level 2
Type
Discussion
Days
T, W, Th, F, M
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Sep 07, 2021 to Oct 19, 2021
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
180.0
Location
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,300.00
Instructors
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Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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