Navigation/GPS Skills for Polar Operations
(Ship based operations) - Navigate in poor visibility
2.1 Basic use of a handheld compass
Range: take a bearing, follow a bearing in poor visibility, communicate bearing to others to use.
2.2 Use a handheld GPS to problem solve and/or manage a location.
Range: check GPS settings for consistency with ship, create a waypoint, return to that waypoint in limited visibility, enter coordinates given to create a waypoint.
Navigation/GPS Skills for Polar Operations is for field staff/guides working in any area where walks, longer treks, ski tours, skidoo excursions, landings or zodiac excursions are executed. It is a basic safety management competency that all field staff should have and that all companies should teach.
Any internationally recognized qualifications that include the syllabus components to the level of the Scope or higher. See Cross Credit Matrices.
- Elements 1 and 2 are required by all guides to achieve the PTQ standard.
- Lectures 4
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Self