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GPS Operator GPS Operator

An advanced course on the use of chart plotters & techniques for safe navigation.

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Home Study
Duration15 weeks
LevelNext Level
QualificationCoastguard Education Certification
Price$125.00
Classroom Study
Duration8 hours
LevelNext Level
QualificationCoastguard Education Certification
Price$210.00

Aim: To understand the principles and limitations, including use of chart plotters and techniques for more complex navigation tasks. 

Duration: 8 Hours. 

Qualification NZ GPS Operator Certificate. 

Prerequisites: Knowledge to Boatmaster level.


Includes navigation, GPS principles and passage making. 

Course Options

Timetable of Tutorials

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Courses starting August 2024 (Auckland)
Coastguard Boating Education office - Westhaven Marina
08:30 - 17:00
This is a one day course. Enrolments for this course will close Thursday 15 August 2024.
Sun 18th - Sun 18th Aug Email:
Phone: 0800 40 80 90
$210.00
6 places left
Courses starting November 2024 (Auckland)
Coastguard Boating Education office - Westhaven Marina
08:30 - 17:00
This is a full day course. Enrolments close, Thursday 7 November 2024.
Sun 10th - Sun 10th Nov Email:
Phone: 0800 40 80 90
$210.00
14 places left

Price: $125.00 (includes assessment fee)
Phone: 0800 40 80 90
Email:
Office: 165 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland

The course was really great and I would have no hesitation in recommending it to others
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Which course format is right for you?

Online Study

Online Study: We have 3 online courses; Beginning Boating, Day Skipper and Maritime VHF. These courses are designed to be studied online and have great content and illustrations, are interactive and easy to navigate.
Home Study: This is a paper based distance learning option which we mail out to you for you to complete at home. This is currently not online. Both options allow you to study at your own pace giving the flexibility to schedule learning around busy lifestyles and commitments. You can also complete the course in blocks and can come back to it on a weekly basis until it is completed.
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Classroom Study

Classroom courses offer the student the ability to study intensely over a finite period of time (usually a weekend) to complete a boating course. It is a chance to meet up with other like-minded boaties and learn from their experiences. Having an educated teacher with years of boating knowledge enables the student to be taught face-to-face and ask any questions that may come up.
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DISCOUNT CODES

New Member Day Skipper Course $100 discount:
To use your National Coastguard NZ new member discount for $100 off a Day Skipper course, please in put your membership number in the Discount Code field below (e.g. 123456). Do not use CGM in front of the number.  This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, and can only be redeemed once. 

10% Membership discount:
To use your National Coastguard NZ 10% membership discount on other selected Home Study courses, input "CGM" and your Coastguard membership number (e.g. CGM78091) into the  "Discount Code" field below. This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer. The courses included in this discount offer are: Day Skipper (Not to be used in conjunction with $100 discount), Boatmaster, Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate, Inboard Engine Maintenance, Outboard Engine Maintenance and GPS Operator.


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