ARPA and RADAR Observer – Management level


Course code: D6C

Scope (Target audience) : The course is conducted in accordance to the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-II/2 of STCW ’95 and is based on the guidelines of IMO Model Course 1.08.Course provides realistic practice in the use of radar for navigation and collision avoidance in confined waters with heavy traffic and is principally intended for candidates for certification as master or chief mate on seagoing vessels. 

Objective : Those successfully completing this course will be able to make efficient and effective use of radar as a navigational aid in congested, confined waters, recognize potential threats and make valid navigational and collision-avoidance decisions based on sound radar observation and plotting in compliance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG). They will be aware of the time needed to appreciate that a dangerous situation is developing, to decide upon and take appropriate action and to ascertain that such action is adequate and does not give rise to further conflicts with other vessels. Ability to plan, organize and manage a bridge team, making use of all navigational data, will also be achieved. Successful completion of this course will also provide ability to respond to, co-ordinate and execute a search and rescue operation.

Course content : 

  • Operate ARPA and navigation control systems
  • Perform radar plotting
  • The use of ARPA and navigation information to control safe navigation and collision avoidance
  • Plan and co-ordinate search and rescue

Duration: 30 hours

Prerequisite : 

  • Identification card or passport
  • Minimum secondary school education report card
  • Medical exam issued by Occupational health practice in Republic of Croatia
  • Radar navigation,radar plotting and use of Arpa Operational level certificate

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Note to client : After successful completion of the course and examination candidates will receive a Radar, Arpa, Bridge Teamwork and search and rescue radar navigation – Management level certificate.


Location: Course start: Course end:
Adria Libar - Šibenik 27.06.2017 30.06.2017 Book this termin  

Office Zagreb

 Metalčeva 15

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Members of the Board: Renata Knežić Rak