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Course Title: RADAR NAVIGATION OPERATION LEVEL (RNOL)

Duration: 10 Days

ACCREDITED BY: DEPARTMENT OF SHIPPING, BANGLADESH

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:
  1. Fundamental theory
  2. Fundamental principles, magnetic compass safe distances, radiation hazards, radar set characteristics
  3. External factors affecting detection, factors which may cause faulty interpretation, performance standards
  4. Setting up and maintaining displays
  5. Use of controls, Measurement of range and bearing
  6. Plotting
  7. Relative motion
  8. Course, speed and aspect of other ships
  9. CPA & TCPA, speed changes, the effect of course and speed changes, Reporting format and procedures
  10. The use of RADAR in navigation
  11. Position fixing, aids to radar navigation, parallel indexing techniques, Parallel indexing techniques
  12. Radar And Colreg
  13. Colreg And The Use of Radar
  14. Description of ARPA system
  15. Principal APRA systems (L), IMO performance standards for ARPA (L), acquisition of targets(S), tracking capabilities and limitations (L) (S), processing delays (L) (S),
  16. Operate an ARPA system
  17. Setting up and maintaining displays (S), represent of target information (S), errors in interpretation (L) (S), errors in displayed data (L) (S), system operational tests (L) (S), risk of over-reliance on ARPA (L)
  18. Obtaining information from ARPA displays (S)
  19. Obtaining information from ARPA displays (S), Application of COLREG (S)
SYSTEM & EQUIPMENT:

The training center uses the latest transas equipment and simulator.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

Entry to this course is open to Deck Officers prior issue of Class-3 Deck (CoC).

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A Certificate of Completion is given to each candidate who satisfactorily fulfills the Course.

NOTE: At the end of the course, examination is conducted by the Department of Shipping who will issue the RNOL certificate to successful candidates.