Advanced Portable Pilot Unit (PPU) Training

Who should attend

Training is aimed at current and trainee pilots and is co-delivered by a senior POAL pilot and NZMS instructors, using the Navicom 2.4 model.

Course highlights

This course is designed to train pilots and trainee pilots in the use of Portable Pilot Units (PPU) to meet the exacting demands of navigating and docking large vessels.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

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Duration 2 days
Time 8am – 3pm
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Study method
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Domestic fees TBC
Course code N/A
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

Watchkeeper Certificate of Competency

Course structure

The pilot will gain familiarity and competence in the use of his portable ECS that communicates wirelessly with the Navicom Dynamics Harbour or Channel pilot system, providing highly accurate information presented on a personalised display.

The course was developed and is delivered by senior pilots of POAL, using the latest Navicom Dynamics software. The course contributes to the pilot’s CPD requirements as per MaritimeNZ regulations (MR.90.115).

Participants credited with this course will have demonstrated proficiency in all facets of the use of the Portable Pilot Unit and will be proficient in personalising the PPU with their own preferences.

For more information email, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.