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.
This 8-hour course is designed for unit-level training, conducted at the unit to train teams together. Its scope is to improve team performance by focusing on individual development of TCT skills. Students receive 8 hours of instruction, which includes facilitated discussions with video, case studies and group exercises. Effective team training requires the attendance of senior supervisory personnel to advocate TCT principles and empower junior personnel to use them. Optimum class size is between 20-25 students.
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.