Radar Observer (Unlimited)

• Radar Observer (Unlimited)

Our 5-day Radar Observer (Unlimited) course is a USCG approved course. This course will satisfy the training requirements of the 46 CFR 11.480(d). The following practical assessment performed during this course will be in line NVIC 12-14 Guidelines on Qualifications for Officer In Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) on Vessels of 500 GT or more.

Our Training Courses:

Radar Observer (Unlimited)/TMTINS-399
4228 W. Main St, Gray, LA
Phone Number:
(985) 873-0031
Entry Requirements:
The mariner must have their MMD and a secondary picture ID. (Driver license, state ID, TWIC, Military ID).
Course Outline:
The trainee successfully completing the course will recognize when radar should be used; will select a suitable mode and range setting for the circumstances, will be able to set the controls for optimal performance, and will be aware of the limitations of the limitations of the equipment in detecting targets and in terms of accuracy.

The trainee will also be aware of the need to maintain a continuing plot of ship targets which may pose a potential threat of collision; and he will be able to derive from the plot the necessary information about other ships¿ courses, speeds and nearest approaches to enable action to be taken in ample time, in accordance with the rules of the road to prevent a close quarters situation from arising. This course meets the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-II/1 as amended for the function Use of radar and ARPA to maintain safety of navigation at the Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage.

This course will provide students with the detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to navigation at the operational level and in doing so satisfy company, national, and international regulations for candidates for certification as follows in accordance with Table A-II/1.

Target Audience:
Any licensed mariner seeking to obtain their radar observer (unlimited) endorsement for OICNW
Radar Observer (Unlimited)
Maximum Students:
Radar Observer (Unlimited) Schedule:
January 15-19, 2018
February 5-9, 2018
March 5-9, 2018
March 26-30, 2018
April 16-20, 2018
May 7-11, 2018
June 4-8, 2018
July 9-13, 2018
August 20-24, 2018
September 17-21, 2018
October 8-12, 2018
October 29-November 2, 2018
November 26-30, 2018
December NO CLASS
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