This one-week course will address the factors involved with maintaining an alert and professional bridge watch by utilizing all available resources. Such factors discussed will include the human factor under stressful conditions, integration of navigation tools with shiphandling, and personnel management. Students will discuss the error chain and methods of recognizing possible scenarios that could result in unfavorable situations. Other topics discussed will include Master/Pilot interface, communications, and crisis management.
Course Capacity: 6 students
Special Requirements: None
USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed our 30-hour Bridge Resource Management course will satisfy the requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(o) and Section B-VIII/2, Part 3-1 of the STCW Code.