Radar Observer (Unlimited)

This 40 hour course covers the theory, practical demonstrations and exams required for a Radar endorsement on your deck license.  The course combines classroom lectures with practical exercises and learning on our TRANSAS Radar/ARPA/ECDIS simulators.


Topics include: Radar Theory, Operational Use, Vessel Target Plotting, COLREGs integrations, Adjustments, Collision Avoidance Tracking and Bridge Equipment.


Required Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Plotting Tools: Dividers, Parallel Ruler, Triangles 

For information regarding course dates, please contact our Registration Office.

USCG Approval:
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Radar Observer (Unlimited) (NOREMI-399) course will satisfy:

  The radar observer training requirement of 46 CFR 11.480(d) for an endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited).

  The radar observer training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(ii), 11.317(a)(3)(vi), 11.319(a)(4)(ii), 11.321(a)(3)(vi).

  The radar standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.309(a)(3), 11.317(a)(2), 11.319(a)(3), 11.321(a)(2); Section A-II/1 and A-II/3 and Table A-II/1 and A-II/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVICs 2-18 and 12-14 (Ch-2) Tasks 1.4.A,1.4.B, 3.1, 3.2A, 3.2.B, 3.3.A, and 3.4; and NVIC 13-14 (Ch-1) Tasks 1.8.A and 1.8.B.


Applicants who have successfully completed your course need not present completed Control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification

PRICE: $1,250.00 USD