Book on one of our upcoming ECS & Radar courses below. Future dates are available, please contact the office for details. 

***New Online Live Instructor led Course****

These courses can be completed online in our live instructor led sessions, and as of November 2020 we also have approval for the assessments to be completed online.

Each module is £450 or £850 if you book both together.

SeaRegs Training have SQA approval for the Level 3 Award in Maritime Studies: Use of Radar and Electronic Chart Systems in Code Vessels.

The Award has 2 modules; Use of Radar for Safe Navigation and Collision Avoidance on Domestic and Code Vessels, and Operate Non-ECDIS Marine Electronic Chart Systems. Both need to be completed to gain the full award however the modules can be studies individually.

Whilst initially aimed at meeting the training requirements of the 2014 Workboat code, these units will be of benefit to skippers of code vessels and the content is similar to the MCA Small Ships Navigation and Radar Course. The MCA have confirmed in MIN 522 the Radar module can be used on its own for the radar endorsement under the Boatmaster scheme. 

Course Date Duration Price

Operate Non-ECDIS Electronic Chart Systems 

Price: £450 (£850 for both modules)
Assumed Knowledge: Previous navigational experience to Day Skipper standard. Previous seagoing experience and seatime fulfilling MCA’s requirements for Commercial Vessels 
Duration: 2.5 Days (5 Days for both modules)

Course Content 

  • Use of Electronic Chart Systems 
  • Interpreting information presented 
  • Understanding the capability of Electronic Chart Systems 
  • Dangers of over reliance a well a the rules regarding the use

Use of Radar for Safe Navigation and Collision Avoidance on Domestic and Code Vessels

Price: £450 (£850 for both modules)
Assumed Knowledge: Previous navigational experience to Day Skipper standard. Previous seagoing experience and teatime fulfilling MCA’s requirements for Commercial Vessels 
Duration: 2.5 Days (5 Days for both modules)

Course Content 

  • Understanding the regulations & guidance on the use of radar found on domestic and code vessels
  • The principles of operation, including limitations, of radar found on domestic and code vessels
  • Be able to set up a radar system for operational 
  • Operate radar for navigation, including collision avoidance 

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