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150 Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

 
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$ 799.00

Course Duration

4 Days

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Course Description

Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) - Course #150

This 4 day course is required for all deck officers of vessels equipped with ARPA and covers the set up and use of ARPA for collision avoidance and navigation. This course utilizes the MPT SMART TM Simulation Center. Trainees use commercial ARPA Equipment and Ship Simulators with landmasses, environmental effects and vessel returns. This course will satisfy the ARPA Training Requirements of STCW A-II/2 and A-II/1 for deck officers standing watch on an ARPA equipped vessel. This course will satisfy the ARPA Practical Assessments NVIC 12-14 Guidelines on Qualificaitons for STCW Endorsements of Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More including the following assessments: 3.5A; 3.6A; 3.6.B; 3.6.C;3.6.D; 3.6.E; 3.6.F; 3.6.G; 3.6.H; 3.6.I; 3.6.J; 3.6.K; 3.6.L; and 3.6.M.

Prerequisite:

Radar Observer Unlimited Endorsement

Subjects Include:

Review of Radar Plotting Techniques

ARPA Theory

ARPA Errors and Limitations

Setting Up and Maintaining ARPA

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On Friday September 2015 Jason said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

I've been to a half dozen maritime schools and yours was the most impressive one yet. I look forward to returning to MPT for more classes soon!

On Sunday July 2015 Christopher said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Dan Dale was the 5th or 6th instructor I've had here at MPT. While they all had their strong suits, they were all exceptional at what they do. I've been to 3 different maritime training centers in my journey towards a 1600 ton license as a hawsepiper and MPT has them all beat by a landslide.

On Friday June 2015 Michael said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Awesome as usual!!

On Saturday January 2015 Patrick said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Over all, I enjoyed my time at mpt. I got to see some buddies whom I haven't seen in a while and the was a pleasant surprise. Only down side was that it rained...thank you and see you next time. Peace

On Friday January 2015 Steven said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

I had many choices and I'm happy I chose MPT for my Training.

On Friday July 2014 Clifford said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Keep up the good work. You have a friendly, helpful staff. Dan Dale knew his stuff and shared his knowledge well. To me, Leslie was very helpful and helped me do what I needed to find the TWIC office, find a doctor to take my physical exam and drug screen and then helped me prepare my documents to send off to the USCG for license renwal. To me, Leslie is a star.

On Friday March 2014 Ronald said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Thank you for the pleasurable experience at your facility. The instructor, Scott, is great at his job!!

On Tuesday July 2013 Bruce said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Everyone is always very nice and as usual, a great job by the front office - the friendly banter helps to calm the nerves... and Dan Dale continues to be a very good instructor. Thank you much, Bruce

On Tuesday November 2012 Nickolas said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Very good. Very professional

On Friday October 2012 John said the following about
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Very pleased with the course and instructor.

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