Prudent sailors have exhibited and factors researchers have described seven critical skills that reduce the potential for human error-induced mishaps. These skills are leadership, mission analysis, adaptability and flexibility, situational awareness, decision making, communication and assertiveness. Collectively, they are titled “Team Coordination.” Within these skills are important processes that serve to control safety risks and improve team performance. The processes are risk management, crew briefing and crew debriefing. TCT reinforces these processes and makes the student aware of both effective and ineffective behaviors. Diagnostic tools and corrective strategies are taught. Through discussion, case study, class exercise and/or role-play, students gain an Understanding of these skills and how best to apply them.
The Auxiliary now has a new 4 hour TCT program replacing the current 8 hour program that is required for initial and 5-year currency in the operations programs. Effective September 1, 2013, New Initial and Five Year Currency Maintenance TCT Workshops are now intended to be delivered in half-day sessions, respectively. They have been developed to encourage greater participation in the training process and to better utilize experienced Auxiliarists in their presentation.
At the current time there are no classes scheduled for this course. Check this page often to see if a class has been scheduled for this course.