Marine studies

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.

Marine Studies: Coxswain Cert. Booklet VM1: Mathematics behind Handling Small Boats and Ships

Booklet VM1 focuses on angle and direction; using compasses on boats/ships; and distance and speed.

 

 

Marine Studies: Coxswain Cert. Booklet VM2: Mathematics behind Handling Small Boats and Ships

Booklet VM2 focuses on the nature of rate and ratio; using rate to calculate speed and fuel consumption; and using ratio to determine tides.

 

 

Marine Studies: Coxswain Cert. Booklet VM3: Mathematics behind Modelling Marine Environments

Booklet VM3 focuses on percentage; coverage and density; box model; and modelling environments.