Course Length: 40 hours
Radar Observer (Unlimited) is a 5-day USCG & STCW approved course that is required for all officers who serve on vessels equipped with radar. The course includes classroom instruction, including demonstration and practical exercises using simulators, and examination in the interpretation and analysis of radar information. Students who successful complete this course will understand the fundamentals of radar theory, operations and use of a radar, interpretation and analysis of radar information, and plotting.
Students who successfully compete the requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(d) for an endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited) and of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(ii); 11.317(a)(3)(vi); 11.319(a)(4)(ii); and 11.321(a)(3)(vi) for STCW Code, as amended 2010, endorsements 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).
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