Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)

Automatic Radar PlottingDates

None at this time.





STCW Requirements

46 CFR 11.202 (c)

National Assessment Guidelines for Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code: OICNW-3-2a, OICNW-3-2B, OICNW-3-2C, OICNW-3-2D, OICNW-3-2E, OICNW-3-2F, OICNW-3-2G, OICNW-3-2H, OICNW-3-2I, OICNW-3-2J, OICNW-3-2K, OICNW-3-2L, OICNW-3-2M, OICNW-3-2N

National Assessment Guidelines for Table A-II/2 of the STCW Code: M-5-1B and M-5-1C



  • Radar observer (unlimited) endorsement issued within one year

  • Proficiency with radar plotting skills

This is a 24-hour course that culminates in certification as an officer in charge of a navigational watch on vessels above 500 gross tons. It includes simulation and classroom training. Exams are given in radar plotting and collision avoidance, and radar and intergrated bridge systems.



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