148 Radar Observer Unlimited - $ 799.00

Course Description

Radar Observer Unlimited - Course #148
This 5 day course is recommend for all levels of deck watch crew and is required for all deck officers of radar equipped vessels. The goal of this course is to train candidates in the proper use of radar for risk assessment, collision avoidance and navigation. This course utilizes the MPT SMART TM Simulation Center. Trainees use commercial Radar Equipment and Ship Simulators with landmasses, environmental effects and vessel returns. This course will satisfy the Radar Training Requirements of STCW A-II/2 and A-II/1 for deck officers standing watch on an Radar equipped vessel. 
Subjects Include:
Radar Theory
Set Up and Maintaining Radar Displays
Factors that Affect Performance and Accuracy
Differentiating Between False and True Echoes
Performing Transfer Plotting Techniques 
Rapid Radar Plotting Techniques
Obtaining a Position Fix using Radar
Situational Awareness 
Parallel Indexing 
Vessel Maneuvering for Risk of Collision 
Radar and the Rules of the Road

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Radar Observer (Unlimited) course, including successful demonstration of all practical assessments, will satisfy the requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(d) for an endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited) and the radar training requirements of Section A-II/1 and Table A-II/ 1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 for certification as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC).  The practical assessments conducted in this course will be accepted as the equivalent of the following assessments from the National Assessment Guidelines for  Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code NVIC 12-14 Tasks: 1.4.A, 1.4.B, 3.1.A, 3.2.A, 3.2.B, 3.3.A, 3.4.A, 3.4.B, 3.4.C, 3.4.D, 3.4.E, 3.4.F, 3.4.G, and 3.4.H. AND NVIC 13-14 Tasks: 1.8.A and 1.8.B.

Upcoming Scheduled Classes

Class Number Start Date Finish Date
011640 23 Jul 2018 27 Jul 2018
012151 13 Aug 2018 17 Aug 2018
012152 10 Sep 2018 14 Sep 2018
012153 08 Oct 2018 12 Oct 2018
012663 05 Nov 2018 09 Nov 2018
012664 03 Dec 2018 07 Dec 2018
013408 14 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019
013409 04 Feb 2019 08 Feb 2019
013410 04 Mar 2019 08 Mar 2019
013411 08 Apr 2019 12 Apr 2019
013412 06 May 2019 10 May 2019
013413 03 Jun 2019 07 Jun 2019

Contact Information

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