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MCA/MNTB Small Ships Navigation & Radar

105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP

  • Price: GBP (£)800 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Red Ensign Training Ltd
  • Location 105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

This course is aimed at those working on

Coded vessels including fishing vessels, workboats, wind farm supply vessels, local passenger ferries, vessels for seismic surveys, emergency response and rescue (standby) vessels and oceanographic research vessels where electronic navigation equipment has been fitted.

Candidates serving in ships of a limited size requiring familiarisation or updating/refresher training in the use of radar and other electronic navigation systems.

Candidates who have not previously undertaken approved training in radar/electronic navigational systems in accordance with MGN 121 (part 13) of the MCA Training & Certification Guidance

Candidates for Boatmaster Licence

Candidates holding a fishing vessel CoC wishing to serve as Officers (other than Master)

It is also envisaged that this course will be suitable for those candidates undertaking the proposed Certificate of Competency for Master Workboat less than 500 GT


The course will follow the syllabus set out by the MCA/ MNTB for the Small Ships Navigation & Radar element of the Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training document.

The aim of the course is to equip you with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to keep a safe navigational watch and to use radar, electronic charts, automatic plotting aids and other electronic equipment to maintain the safety of navigation for small vessels.

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Half or full board accommodation also available

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Red Ensign Training Ltd

105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP

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