The Port Meteorological Officer (PMO) plays a vital role as the Bureau Focal Point with the shipping community and is crucial in sustaining and servicing the Australian Voluntary Observing Fleet (AVOF) and the Bureau's Ship of Opportunity Programme (SOOP) fleet.
This module forms the online component of the Port Meteorological Officer Training Week and covers the following 7 competencies:
Safety & Security
Performance Monitoring, Planning & Preparation
Voluntary Observer Training
||Online and face to face|
|Duration:||Approximately 5 days
|Assessment:||Online quizzes and practical exercises|
This assessment measures the participant's knowledge of basic physics, chemistry, earth sciences and computing as well as the participant's arithmetic, logical reasoning and English reading and comprehension skills to the standard required for entry into the Antarctic Observations course.