This advanced radar and Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) simulation course allows participants to perform and supervise navigational bridge duties as "Master in Charge" of a vessel in a type approved marine simulator.
ENAV 1050 - Simulated Electronic Navigation Part 1 B and a Pass on the Transport Canada Simulation 1 examination (Copies of prerequisites are to be submitted to the course instructor on the first day of the course).
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At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
Competently operate “ARPA” knowing its limitations and errors.
Identify "own ship's" characteristics and accurately and confidently operate "own ship" controls.
Identify and demonstrate the qualities required to be a professional master of the vessel.
Carry out radar plots in all radar modes.
Operate the ARPA for multi-target collision avoidance.
Con the vessel in open waters.
Con a vessel in confined water using parallel indexing techniques.
Demonstrate the principles and application of passage planning.
Execute a planned passage ending at "precision anchorage."
Respond to distress situations as per Canadian Merchant Search and Rescue (CANMERSAR).
Effective as of Winter 2017
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