5-day Original Radar Observer (Unlimited)
This course trains students in the proper use of radar for risk assessment, collision avoidance, and navigation. The curriculum meets USCG and IMO requirements for radar training. Classroom instruction allows students to master the theories behind effective use of RADAR equipment, and provides hands-on training on our TRANSAS computer radar simulator. Our course satisfies the requirements for certification as officer in charge of a navigational watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tons (ITC).
NEW COURSES FOR 2018
ECDIS has arrived at Compass Radar School, and Leadership and Managerial Skills and ARPA are filling up fast! Book your training now!
Compass Courses’ passion is to provide current and future seafarers with the knowledge, understanding, and proficiencies they need to be successful and safe through quality training on a reliable schedule.
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We teach classes everyday. Check our class schedule to find a course that works for you.
110 West Dayton Street, Suite 110
Edmonds, WA 98020
To sign up for a course, call 425-778-1923. You can also email us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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