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148 Radar Observer Unlimited

 
Price

$ 799.00

Course Duration

5 Days

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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.


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On Friday March 2018 Benjamin said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Dan Dale is awesome. I'm sure you get that all the time, but he really does an awesome job and I wish I could request him for future classes.

On Friday January 2018 Ronald said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Scott and Dan did an excellent job teaching this class.

On Friday December 2017 Cristian said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

None. The staff in the front office is amazing. Instructor James provided and awesome learning experience. The People taking care of the faculties are extremely nice a do a great job! Top notch program keep it up ! Looking forward to taking more classes.

On Friday September 2017 Shafter said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Excellent!

On Monday February 2017 Erick said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Great course. Facilities were all extremely clean, simulators were very helpful, and the course material was very well-taught. Bernard was very knowledgeable about the material, and I learned very much in this course.

On Sunday January 2017 Andrew said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Class was excellent! Thank you

On Friday September 2015 Dwayne said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Amazing staff and awesome facilities... I always look forward to my next class with you for these reasons. Capt. Doc Proctor

On Friday September 2015 Kenneth said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Don't change anything!! The instructors are not only knowledgeable but keep the classroom environment interesting and enjoyable.

On Friday February 2015 Frank said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Everything overall was fantastic as usual.

On Monday December 2014 John said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Great Experience! Thank You!

On Friday July 2014 Nazario said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

I had a very good time taking this new knowledge about navigation under low visibility or at nite, I will recommend it to my friends. Gracias

On Friday November 2013 Edward said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Highly polished method of instruction. I was impressed with the Monday Check in process which was improved from last time. You can tell the staff and instructors are always seeking constant improvement

On Friday October 2013 Magnus said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Keep up the great job! Will recommend school!

On Wednesday August 2012 Andrew said the following about
Radar Observer Unlimited

Keep doing what y'all are doing. This is my second time back and look forward to the few months ahead.

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