Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) V-103/1: Module 4 - Chartwork and Nautical Knowledge

Course also known as: Pre-Assessment Workshop

This course meets V-103/1 prerequisite (element 2, option 2) and is designed for candidates wishing to undertake the VTS Operator (V-103/1) course who do not hold a maritime qualification.

The training has been designed to specifically address the elements identified in the IALA V-103/1 course, Module 4 – Chartwork and Nautical Knowledge. It meets the requirements of VTS prerequisite ‘Element 2 – Maritime Qualification, Option 2’. Please see the main VTS Operator page for full details on prerequisites (V-103/1 prerequisite (element 2, option 2).

The VTS Module 4 program is delivered in 2 parts: Part A involves the completion of an online unit and Part B requires candidates to attend a 1-day course at the AMC’s Sydney Study Centre, located in Darling Harbour, New South Wales. The 1-day course will be scheduled immediately prior to the VTS Operator (V-103/1) course. Together, these 2 parts will provide candidates with the required skills and nautical knowledge to undertake their VTS Operator (V-103/1) Training.

All VTS Operator training program participants will be required to successfully complete an assessment for the Module 4 course, and reach the required pass mark of 70%. The ‘VTS Operators Nautical Knowledge Exam’ takes place on day 4, week 1 of the VTS Operators course.  

Duration

Part A: Online component (allow 4 weeks to complete)

Part B: 1-day workshop (usually scheduled to be held prior to VTS Operator (V-103/1) course)

Outcome

AMC statement of completions for:

  • V-103/1: Module 4 Chartwork and Nautical Knowledge (Part A) online course 
  • V-103/1: Module 4 Chartwork and Nautical Knowledge (Part B) 1-day workshop

Note: Participants planning to undertake V-103/1 VTS Operator training will also need to hold either a Short-Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) or a Long-Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP). Please visit the AMC Search website for the full list of V-103/1 prerequisites (V-103/1 course prerequisites).

Part A Online Course Activities

Throughout the online course, participants will be required to complete activities. To complete the activities participants will need access to:


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  • Duration: Part A: Online component (allow 4 weeks to complete) | Part B: 1-day workshop (usually scheduled to be held prior to VTS Operator (V-103/1) course)
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    Module 4 - Chartwork and Nautical Knowledge | Online | $1,600

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