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RADAR AND ARPA - MANAGEMENT LEVEL (STCW)

RADAR AND ARPA - MANAGEMENT LEVEL (STCW)

Target Audience

This course is required for certification as Master or Chief Officer on seagoing ships as an element of STCW A-II/2 adding to ship board experience and formal training under STCW A-II/1.

Course Content

After successful completion of this course participants will have the necessary competence to be able to:

  • Have an appreciation of system errors and thorough understanding of the operational aspects of navigational systems including Radar and Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
  • Plan and conduct blind pilotage
  • Evaluate navigational information from Radar and ARPA
  • Make appropriate decisions and give directions for collision avoidance   
Entry Standards

Holders of a COC based on the requirements of STCW A-II/1 or 2. 12 months approved seagoing service.

Facilities

Classroom, Bridge Simulator

Teaching Method

Lectures, videos, practical simulated exercises.

Guidelines

STCW Chapter II, elements of Table A-II/2, Function: ‘Maintain Safe Navigation through the use of Navigation Equipment’.COLREGS, IMO Model Course 1.08

Course Duration

5 days.

Assessment

Written exams and practical assessments.

Certification

Course certificate upon successful completion leading to STCW certification.

Venue

This course is offered regularly in MTC Cyprus. Please contact your local Crew Service Centre for the next available course.