Course/event Title: RADAR, ARPA, BRIDGE TEAMWORK AND SEARCH AND RESCUE – Management level

Reference to standard: STCW 1978 as amended. Code A-II/2 A-I/12 B-I/12. IMO Model course 1.08.

This course provides management-level training in the use of radar and ARPA including bridge teamwork and search and rescue. The course is based on the provisions of section A-I/12 of the STCW Code and those who successfully complete it will have fulfilled the mandatory minimum requirements of training in the use of radar and ARPA to maintain safety of navigation as in table A-II/2. Course content in accordance to the Model course 1.08 and STCW 2010 Code A-II/2 A-I/12 B-I/12.

The course is essentially practical and consists of a series of exercises performed on a radar simulator with two ore more own-ships and a number of others controlled by the instructor. Each exercise will involve observing the movement of ships seen on the RADAR, recognizing those presenting a threat of collision and taking action to avoid collisions. Trainees will act either as master or as an observing officer for the exercises, and will change roles to allow each to turn in command of the ship.

Objectives: efficient operation of radar as a navigational aid

• navigation in congested, confined waters

• recognition of potential threats

• ensure valid navigational decisions based on sound radar observation and plotting in compliance with COLREG

• navigation in poor visibility

• plan, organize and manage a bridge team

Course is approved by Estonian Transport Agency

On successful completion of the course and assessments, a document will be issued certifying that the holder has successfully completed a course of training which meets or exceeds the level of knowledge and competence specified in table A-II/2 of STCW 2010

The combined study course consists of online study at home or at Reval training center, simulator training and passing a written test at Reval training centre. In the morning of the day indicated in the schedule, we will send you e-mail instructions for logging in to the virtual learning environment. You may take you digital study at home, for simulator training and written test you have to arrive to Reval training centre.

Training shedule: First two days on-line training. Third to fifth day theory, simulator training and written test, beginning of the day at 09.00.

Course language: English, Estonian, Russian

Instruktorid/Instructors/Инструкторы: Arti Kalvik