The Navigation and Radar (OOW Yacht) course is run over 15 days (Monday to Friday). Theory is covered during the first two weeks of the course, concluding with a written examination on the second Friday. The third week’s training is the simulator training element ran in UKSA’s Transas Simulator suite. The simulator is a valuable learning environment for improving your navigational skills. Here you can practice your command skills, navigate all weathers and learn about radar systems. This practical part of the course is subject to continuous assessment.
The theory element (first two weeks) of the 3 week Navigation and Radar (OOW Yacht) course can also be taken as a live online course, please see further details below.
15 days (Monday to Friday)
The classroom and simulator based Navigation and Radar (OOW Yacht) course is an all-inclusive course, which can be carried out on either a residential or non-residential basis. For the residential course, the cost includes all food and accommodation (including weekends). For non-residential learners, the cost includes lunch.
Examination & assessment
Navigation and Radar (OOW Yacht) course assessment consists of a 2.5 hour theory paper. A 60% mark is required to pass the examination.