Radar Observer Recertification (ROR-1)

Individual Course / Program
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Length 1 Days
Training Method Lecture/Demo
Simulation Blind Bridge
Equipment Transas Navi-Trainer
Pre-requisite Radar Observer (Unlimited)
Individual Course No
Part of Program No

Course Description

The Radar Observer Recertification course (MITPMI-402) is designed to provide mariners with refresher training in radar plotting, navigation, and collision avoidance, and document the student’s demonstration of the knowledge, skills, and abilities regarding the operation of commercial marine radar in accordance with the training objectives stated in 46 CFR Part 10.305, Licensing of Maritime Personnel. This course is designed for mariners desiring to renew their radar observer endorsement.  It meets the requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(d) for renewal of a radar observer endorsement.

Please note that the course is often offered "on demand" at MITAGS during evenings (depending on instructor availability). If you are enrolling in another course, please request an evening radar on your application to Admissions. Also ask Admissions to keep you informed of any unpublished weekend offerings.

Prerequisites- Radar Observer Unlimited.

Suggested Courses/Skills- See NVIC 0214.


What you will learn

Upon completion of the (ROR) course, including simulation and classroom lectures, the student will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities as outlined below. Training Objectives include, but are not limited to:

This course satisfies the following STCW95 and CFR training requirements:


What you should bring