R-100  Radar Observer - (Rivers)

Class Information

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Class Date:

Monday, May 01, 2017 through Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Summary:

This course provides training to mariners who wish to obtain an endorsement to their US Coast Guard Merchant Mariners License as Radar Observer (Rivers).

 

ü Course Approved for Workforce Development

ü Course Approved for Veterans Education and Training

Class Size:

6   PreRegistration is required.

Class start time: 9:00am

Length:

3 Days

Cost:

$ 475  

 Prerequisites:  This course is principally intended for candidates who hold USCG Merchant Mariner’s Licenses and are operating vessels that require a license endorsement as Radar Observer (Rivers). Students are expected to be able to read and speak English, and have a working knowledge of basic chart interpretation and ability to plot positions using latitude and longitude.
Course Details:

This course provides training to mariners who wish to obtain an endorsement to their US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s License as Radar Observer (Rivers). The course is identical to the Unlimited course but excludes the last three sections

There are three Radar Observer endorsement levels: Rivers, Inland and Unlimited. A Radar Observer endorsement is required on all Master's licenses over 200 GRT and on all towing vessel licenses.

The course is divided into several sections as follows:

  • Regulatory process and RADAR regulations including the legal aspect of RADAR as it relates to the Rules of the Road
  • History of RADAR
  • RADAR theory, operation and interpretation of display including examination
  • River navigation
Examination: 2 Written examinations with a passing score of 70%

Cost of class subject to change without notice.
Class Schedules subject to change without notice.

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