The Navigation & Radar course includes sections on the Collision Regulations, chart work, compass work, Gyro Compass, Buoyage, Electronic Navigation Aids, ECDIS, AIS, Radar, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) and Tidal Calculations.

Theory is covered in the first 10 days, concluding with a written examination. The third week’s training takes place in a simulator.

Course Pricing – See All

  • MCA Navigation and Radar (OOW) – 15 Days – $3,585
  • MCA Navigation and Radar (OOW) without ARPA – 10 Days – $2,585
  • Price includes IAMI exam fee

Length:

  • 15 Days

Pre-study:

This is an intensive 15 day course that requires students have some underpinning knowledge and experience outside the scope of the course and in order to get yourself prepared we suggest that all students have a good understanding of the following:

  • International regulations for preventing collisions at sea Rules 1-19
  • The steps for a three bearing fix, running fix, estimated position and a course to steer
  • Tidal calculations for standard and secondary ports

Pre-study course packages for the above can be obtained when students have enrolled for the course and it is suggested that students spend a much time as possible in order to fully understand the concepts for this course.

Pre-requisites:

  • Minimum Age of 19 years old
  • Knowledge of basic navigation and chart work OR completion of RYA Yachtmaster Offshore OR IYT MOY Limited

Classroom:

  • 12 Students (max)

Course Description:

Theory is covered in the first 10 days, concluding with a written examination. The third week’s training takes place in a simulator.

Navigation and Radar including ARPA (OOW) covers the following:

  • Compass Work
  • Gyro Compass
  • Chart work
  • Chart Correcting
  • Notices to Mariners
  • Tides and Tidal Calculations
  • International Regulations for Prevention of Collision at Sea
  • Buoyage System
  • Navigation Aids including ECDIS
  • Radar and the use of ARPA

Upcoming Courses

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

September 26 - September 30

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 2 PYT118

November 7 - November 11

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

November 14 - November 18

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 1 PYT118

January 30, 2023 - February 3, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 2 PYT118

February 6, 2023 - February 10, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

February 13, 2023 - February 17, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 1 PYT118

April 3, 2023 - April 7, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 2 PYT118

April 10, 2023 - April 14, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

April 17, 2023 - April 21, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 1 PYT118

May 22, 2023 - May 26, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 2 PYT118

May 29, 2023 - June 2, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

June 5, 2023 - June 9, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 1 PYT118

July 17, 2023 - July 21, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 2 PYT118

July 24, 2023 - July 28, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

July 31, 2023 - August 4, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 1 PYT118

September 11, 2023 - September 15, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 2 PYT118

September 18, 2023 - September 22, 2023

MCA Nav & Radar (OOW) Week 3 PYT118

September 25, 2023 - September 29, 2023