Radar Observation, Plotting & ARPA

Street Address 490 TM Kalaw, Travellers Life Bldg. Rm 403 (Infront of National Library
City Ermita, Manila
Country Philippines

In accordance to IMO Model Course 1.07 which covers the minimum required theoretical knowledge for radar operators and in reference to STCW Code A-II/1, A-II/2 and B-I/12″





A trainee successfully completing this course and meeting the required performance standards will recognize when radar should be in use; will select a suitable mode and range setting for the circumstances; will be able to set the controls for optimal performance; and will be aware of the limitations of the equipment in detecting targets and in terms of accuracy.


When within range of the coast, the trainee will be able to compare the radar display with the chart, select suitable conspicuous land targets and use these targets to fix his position.


The trainee will also be aware of the need to maintain a continuing plot of ship targets which may pose a potential threat of collision; and he will be able to derive from the plot the necessary information about other ships’ courses, speeds and nearest approaches to enable action to be taken in ample time, in accordance with COLREG to prevent a close-quarters situation arising.



  • Name: Alfie N. Tomas
  • Agency: CTI
  • Training Schedule: March 17, 2017
  • Comment: “Keep up the good work, well done keep smiling.”


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