The 8 hour Apprentice Mate Western Rivers course deals with the Safe Navigation of Vessels engaged in Towing on the Western Rivers, the practical application of Navigation on the Western Rivers. This is accomplished using conventional teaching and training methods, participate training techniques (such as task solving, both individually and in groups), exercises as well as the most common forms of teaching, e.g. lectures, audio-visual presentation, simulation. Practical applications and interactive computer reinforcement.
• Navigation, Charts, and Maps
• River Hydrology
• Bridge & Locks
• Electronic Charting
• VTS Systems
• Aids to Navigation
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Western Rivers Navigation (NOREMI -34) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the Navigation General examination requirements to add a Western Rivers route to a license as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Inland or Near Coastal.
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