Automatic Radar Plotting Aids - Course Hours: 32

 

RADAR ARPA - Automatic Radar Plotting Aids Course at Northeast Maritime Institute

 

Price: $750.00

 

Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) is a four day course which provides training in the basic theory and use of automatic radar plotting aids for those who will be in charge of a navigational watch in vessels equipped with ARPA, and it covers the minimum training requirements recommended in Annex 2 of IMO Assembly resolution A.482 (XII), 46 CFR Part 10. The course combines lecture with extensive hands-on practice using a TRANSAS Navi-Sailor 4000 Shiphandling/Radar/ARPA/ECDIS simulator.

 

***STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING PLOTTING TOOLS***

 

Topics Include:

 

• APRA Theory

• Radar and ARPA Integration

• Vessel Tracking Techniques

• ARPA Limitations and Errors

 Practical Training Includes:

• Simulation Exercises

Prerequisites:

• Radar Observer Unlimited

 

USCG Approval:

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) (NOREMI-37) course will satisfy the ARPA training requirements of the following:   46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(vi); 46 CFR 11.307(a)(3)(vi); 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xiv);    46 CFR 11.311(a)(3)(viii); 46 CFR 11.313(a)(3)(viii); 46 CFR 11.315(a)(3)(v);    46 CFR 11.317(a)(3)(vii); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(viii); and 46 CFR 11.321(a)(3)(vii). AND has met the desired standard of competence for tasks 3.6 of NVIC 12-14 (Ch-2).  Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.

***NMI does not provide formal advice regarding USCG license eligibility and cannot guarantee an individual’s eligibility for any specific license or credential.  NMI accepts no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or validity of general information provided. Information is provided purely as a courtesy, convenience and without cost.  Individuals seeking confirmation of eligibility for any specific USCG license or credential must contact the USCG directly for an evaluation.

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