Radar Observer (Unlimited)

On-Site Courses

Radar Observer (Unlimited)

U.S. Coast Guard (Domestic)

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.

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


  • 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

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