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Navigation 1 - Astronomical Navigation



Course format On-site
Date 2020-08-17 - 2020-12-20

Use of sexstant and database-based programs for astronomical calculations

Learning outcomes


Must have in-depth knowledge in classical and basic navigation methods in accordance with relevant sections of STCW Chapter II / 1 and II / 2 and STCW Code A-II / 1 Function Navigation at Operational Level and STCW Code A-II / 2 Function Navigation at the Management Level


Could solve theoretical, technical and practical issues related to basic navigation of ships. could use methods, simulators and other tools that provide the basis for navigating ships safely and efficiently and contribute to both analytical, structured, targeted and innovative work.

General competence:

Could convey knowledge in the subject area to different target groups, both written and oral in Norwegian and English, actively participating in academic discussions and ability to share their knowledge and experience with others and contribute to the development of good practice.


ISCED Categories

Navigation and seamanship