The following three booklets were produced as material to support Indigenous students completing courses associated with the Marine Studies Coxswain Certificate at the Thursday Island campus of Tagai State Secondary College. It may also be applicable to the Coxswain Certificate at Queensland TAFEs, most notably at the Tropical North Queensland TAFE campus at Thursday Island.
Booklet VM1 focuses on angle and direction; using compasses on boats/ships; and distance and speed.
Booklet VM2 focuses on the nature of rate and ratio; using rate to calculate speed and fuel consumption; and using ratio to determine tides.
Booklet VM3 focuses on percentage; coverage and density; box model; and modelling environments.