APPLY SEAMANSHIP SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES WHEN OPERATING A SMALL VESSEL WITHIN THE LIMITS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF A COXSWAIN

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver TDMMC707C, 'APPLY SEAMANSHIP SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES WHEN OPERATING A SMALL VESSEL WITHIN THE LIMITS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF A COXSWAIN'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

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1

Use and maintain ropes, wire and chains

a

Knots, hitches and bends using fibre and synthetic ropes are correctly made and used in the course of deck operations on board vessel

b

Eye splices and short splices are made in fibre and synthetic rope in accordance with established nautical practice

c

Rope, wire and chains are checked and maintained in accordance with company procedures and manufacturer's instructions

d

Breaking strain and safe working loads of ropes are determined and applied as load limits in the course of deck operations

TDMMC707C APPLY SEAMANSHIP SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES WHEN OPERATING A SMALL VESSEL WITHIN THE LIMITS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF A COXSWAIN

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1

Use and maintain ropes, wire and chains

(continued)

e

Loads are correctly handled using appropriate ropes, chains and rigging gear in accordance with regulations

f

Rigging gear is checked prior to use and/or going to sea and faulty gear reported and replaced or repaired

g

Maximum load limits are determined and applied when lifting equipment and loads using ropes, chains, wires and other rigging gear

h

Lines are made up in preparation for berthing of vessel

i

Lines are handled as required to assist in berthing and unberthing a vessel

j

A warping winch/drum is used to heave in surge and veer lines

k

Berthing lines are turned up and secured to bitts, staghorns and cleats as required

l

Moorings and hawsers are safely handled as per established nautical practice

2

Operate anchor equipment, winches and windlasses

a

Anchors cables and deck fittings are correctly identified and selected for use when required

b

Anchor tasks are carried out in accordance with established nautical practice

c

Vessel is prepared and anchored in varying weather conditions

d

Anchor is weighed and vessel proceed in varying weather conditions

e

Winches, capstans and windlasses (as appropriate) are checked and prepared for operation prior to use

f

Winches, capstans and windlasses (as appropriate) are safely operated to carry out deck operations in accordance with operational requirements an d manufacturer's instructions

3

Tow and be towed

a

Preparations for towing are safely made in accordance with established nautical practice

b

Correct towing procedures and precautions are applied when towing and being towed

TDMMC707C APPLY SEAMANSHIP SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES WHEN OPERATING A SMALL VESSEL WITHIN THE LIMITS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF A COXSWAIN

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

4

Secure a small vessel for sea

a

Accommodation spaces and personnel facilities on board the vessel are checked for cleanliness, hygiene and tidiness and correctly secured for sea in accordance with established procedures and tourism or operational standards

b

Equipment and items on deck and in equipment and galley spaces are secured in accordance with regulatory requirements

c

Watertight integrity of vessel is checked and appropriate action is taken to prepare for prevailing and forecast weather and sea conditions

5

Apply seamanship skills and techniques

a

Rope types and common areas of use are correctly identified

b

Reef knots, bowlines, sheet bends, clove hitches, round turns and two half hitches are correctly identified, explained and demonstrated

c

Procedures for eye splicing a fibre/synthetic rope end and joining two rope ends are demonstrated in accordance with the rope manufacturer's recommendations

d

Common whippings are demonstrated

e

A sea anchor is rigged to control a specified rate and direction of drift and or angle to sea and also for emergency steering and to prevent broaching

TDMMC707C APPLY SEAMANSHIP SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES WHEN OPERATING A SMALL VESSEL WITHIN THE LIMITS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF A COXSWAIN


Qualifications and Skillsets

TDMMC707C appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFI30211 - Certificate III in Fishing Operations
  • SFI30111 - Certificate III in Aquaculture
  • TDM20307 - CERTIFICATE II IN TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (COASTAL MARITIME OPERATIONS - COXSWAIN)