Unit Code: FIS417 / FIS605

Unit Title: Shipboard Training

This Unit introduces students to shipboard training in fishing boats and other fishing vessels, safety regulations and fishing vessels handling in general. The Unit sets out the essential requirements for good shipboard practice and other relevant requirements in all fishing areas and work activities on site. The Unit is designed to help professionals working in diverse Units of ship training projects, such as training on how to use advance navigational equipment, international law compliances, skills in saving lives in times of accidents and human safety on board and carry out their duties efficiently. Learners are expected to use the knowledge and skills acquired to deal with technical problems, as well as disputes on board ships, along with conflict resolution methods used in international shipboard training conflict cases. Students are aided to develop a local contextual approach in how to avoid dangers of water barriers and create quality resolution in maritime conflicts.