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The course has a duration of forty-two hours articulated in six days, of which not less than seventeen hours per student, will be caught in practical exercises.
The course is mandatory for seafarers wishing to obtain the certificate of navigational officer or third-class navigational officer.
Before being admitted to the course, a period of navigation of at least six months in training activities on the duties and duties of the officer of the deck or carrying out, for an equal period, tasks related to the keeping of watch at sea, on traffic vessels of more than 500 gross tonnage for the navigating officer, or lower for the navigational officer of third class.

-Program

System description of the basic theory and use of a marine system: 1.1. Basic principles of radar 1.2. Safety distances 1.3.Radiation hazards and precautions 1.4. Characteristics of radar equipment and factors influencing performance 1.5. External factors affecting performance 1.6. Factors that may cause false interpretations 1.7. Performance standards – Resolution A.477 2 Preparation and use of radar in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions: 2.1. Preparation and storage of the radar display 2.2. Measurement of material and distances 3 carrying out manual radar plotting 3.1. Construction of the relative motion triangle 3.2. Route determination, speed and appearance of other targets 3.4. Recognition of the effect of route change and speed 3.5. Reporting radar plotting data 4. Use of radar to ensure safe navigation: 4.1. Fixed position of the ship with radar 4.2. Identification of radar and safety aids 4.3. Use of parallel idexing in radar navigation 5. Use of radar to avoid collisions or close passages: 5.1. Application of COLREGS to avoid collisions or close passages

-Facilities, teaching equipment

Theoretical classroom with teaching materials consisting of:

overhead projector, slide projector screen, multimedia projection system, television, video recorder; Laboratories equipped with:

complete and functioning radar equipment; radar simulator on which real-time drills can be carried out, representing in particular coastal zones. Operating unit consisting of two radar indicators (one radar indicator per student); Instructor station equipped with console for simulation control, plotter and graphic printer for practice recording and subsequent discussion; charting tables, to the extent of one per unit, with charts and recent nautical publications related to the program. Support material for teaching: instructor manual (part D1 of model course 1.07); operating manual for radar; updated IMO reference texts.


 

They are necessary in order to approach the course at least 6 months of navigation with qualification of deck officer.

Mandatory course for the title of Navigation Officer.

Duration

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The course has a duration of twenty-eight hours articulated in four days, of which not less than twenty-one hours per pupil, will have to be engaged in practical exercises.

-Program

System description A.R.P.A.: 1.1 Characteristics of the system 1.2 IMO Performance 1.3 Target acquisition 1.4 Capacity tracking limitations 1.5 Delays in calculation 2 Operate with the A.R.P.A.system: 2.1 Adjustments of the system 2.2 Request for information 2.3 Errors in interpretation 2.4 Errors in data display 2.5 Test operating systems to determine data accuracy 2.6 Risks of overestimation of A.R.P.A. 2.7 How to obtain the necessary information 2.8 Application of COLREGs

-Facilities, teaching equipment

Theoretical classroom with teaching materials consisting of:

overhead projector, slide projector screen, multimedia projection system, television, video recorder; Laboratories equipped with:

radar simulator fully complying with IMO standards (Section A-I/12, paragraphs 1 and 4 of the STCW Code) (*) allowing the introduction, processing and management of the following: the initial position of two or more own vessels and at least ten targets in the case of manual acquisition and twenty in the case of automatic acquisition; initial elements of the movement of own ships and targets; subsequent changes in target motion according to navigation needs; the average of own vessels; echo and background noise; blind sectors of radar; Current direction and speed and representation of at least ten coastal zones with high traffic density one or more own units, each consisting of: an A.R.P.A. system fully complying with IMO standards (Section A-I/12 paragraphs 1 and 5 STCW code) (*) ; a radar indicator of a basic radar apparatus with a screen from 16 or 12 “; a control unit for maneuvering with change of course and/or speed’ (an A.R.P.A. indicator for each student and a ship of its own for every three pupils); Instructor station equipped with console for simulation control, plotter and graphic printer for practice recording and subsequent discussion; charting tables, to the extent of one per unit, with charts and recent nautical publications related to the program. Support material for teaching:

instructor manual (part D1 of model course 1.07); operating manual for radar; updated IMO reference texts. Lecture/lecture on all course topics to be given to participants.

Seafarers who have successfully completed the training course on the use of normal observer radar are admitted to the course.

Duration

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The radar training course A.R.P.A. – Bridge teamwork – search and rescue, designed to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for the training of the first deck officers and masters of traffic vessels of 500 tonnes gross tonnage or more in accordance with section A-II/2 of the STCW Code.
The course has a duration of thirty-eight hours articulated in five days, of which not less than twenty-eight hours per pupil, will be employed in practical exercises to the simulator.
The course is mandatory for seafarers wishing to obtain certificates of qualification as captain, second-class captain, commander and second-class commander.

-Program

Use of A.R.P.A. and navigation tools 1.1. Demonstrate familiarity with the characteristics of the own ship and use of the A.R.P.A. and the navigation instruments 2. Carrying out radar plotting 2.1. Highlight factors that can affect plotting 2.2. Performing radar plotting 3. Use of ARPA and navigation data for safe navigation and collision avoidance 3.1. Application of COLREGs at sea and in poor visibility 3.2. Planning and control of restricted water navigation 3.3. Navigation control in/near traffic separation zones (TSS) 3.4. Management of the bridge team 4. Planning and coordination of search and rescue operations 4.1. responding to an alarm message 4.2. Coordination of search and rescue operations 4.3. conduct of search and rescue operations

-Facilities, teaching equipment

1.appropriate classroom for theoretical lessons with teaching aids consisting of: overhead projector, slide projector screen, multimedia projection system, television, video recorder. 2. Laboratory equipped with the following equipment: a) radar simulator fully complying with IMO standards (regulation I/12 and section A-I/12 STCW code). b) instructor station equipped with console for the control of the simulation, plotter and graphic printer for the recording of the exercises and the following discussion. 3. Teaching support material: a) instructor manual (part D of model course 1.08); b) operating manual of the A.R.P.A.; c) updated IMO reference texts. 4. dispensation/and on all subjects of the course to be provided to participants.

Before being admitted to the course, it is necessary to be in possession of the certificate of officer of navigation, of which art.1 of the decree ministerial 5 October 2000 and successive modifications.

Duration

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The courses are weekly organized except the second, third week of August and the Christmas holiday season. In addition, courses are organized on request through private or corporate bookings.

Call the number 081-5099303

Send a mail to info@imat2006.it 

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