Radar Observer Recertification (Radar Renewal)

On-Site Courses

Radar Observer Recertification (Radar Renewal)

U.S. Coast Guard (Domestic)

This 8-hour course covers the theory, practical demonstrations and examinations required for the renewal of your Radar Endorsement.

The U.S. Coast Guard revised its regulations for Radar Observer Refresher Training effective July 22, 2019. Mariners who are upgrading their license may be required to complete the training. We recommend requesting clarification from a U.S. Coast Guard evaluator to be sure of your requirements.

Click HERE for a link to the revised regulations in the Federal Register.


  • Completed NMI Radar Renewal Workbook
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Plotting Tools: Dividers, Parallel Ruler, Triangles


  • Radar Observer Unlimited Course OR Active Radar Endorsement on your license.
  • Radar Observer Recertification is only recommended for students who have practical knowledge of Radar. Students, who do not have practical background, are recommended to take the full Radar Observer Unlimited 5-day course.

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

USCG Approval:
Any applicant who successfully completes your Radar Observer Recertification (NOREMI-402) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(f) for maintaining the validity of an endorsement as Radar Observer.

PRICE: $225.00 USD

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