Duration 5 Days
Eligibility Candidates holding ROSC certificate.
Course Intake 12 candidates
Course Schedule
  • JUN 2017 – JAN 2018

(The schedule is subject to change. Please confirm with us before enrolling for the course)

Documents Required

  • Copy of CDC - 1 Set
  • Copy of Passport - 1 Set
  • Copy of ROSC Certificate - 1 No
  • PP size photograph- 2 Nos
  • Originals to be brought for Verification

Course Dates

09 JUN 14 JUN
08 JUL 13 JUL
26 JUL 31 JUL
19 AUG 24 AUG
15 SEP 20 SEP
14 OCT 20 OCT
10 NOV 15 NOV
08 DEC 13 DEC
13 JAN 19 JAN

Course Description

  • The ARPA course is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping ( Approval No: 3-TR(135) /98 )
  • It meets the requirements laid down in Regulation I/12, Section A-I/12 and Table A-II/1 & A-II/3, Code B-I/12 of the STCW Convention, as amended in 2010 and all additional criteria specified in the STCW convention, applicable to the issue of the certificate.
  • The ARPA course is conducted in accordance to the guidelines stipulated in the DGS Training Circular no. 6 of 2004 and IMO Model Course 1.07.
  • It runs for 30 Hrs consisting of Theory and Simulator exercises.

Aims & Objectives

The aim of this course is to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the use of ARPA

A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to

  • Understand the basics of ARPA including the principle types of ARPA systems
  • Set up and maintain ARPA displays.
  • choose an appropriate mode of display
  • select plotting and graphics controls suitable to the circumstances
  • make appropriate use of operational alarms
  • acquire and plot the targets posing threat of collision
  • extract the anti-collision information needed for taking an early action to avoid close quarter situations
  • Understand the possible risks of over-reliance on ARPA

The Simulator

IMC uses the ELAB NAV-E Radar-Arpa Navigation Simulator, which is built in-house and is type-approved by DNV for conduct of the ARPA course as per IMO Model course 1.07. The simulator at IMC consists of 4 own ship stations each with an IMO complaint Radar/ARPA Display.

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