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GPS Operator

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. 

This course is a component of the New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits) (Level 4)

Important Notice – Covid-19 lockdown update

Unfortunately we are unable to proceed with any classroom courses Nationwide during level 4 or level 3 lockdown. As each Region reaches level 2, we will then post classroom courses available in that Region for bookings.

If you would like to start your study sooner, please enrol onto our Home Study course.

Thank you and stay safe!

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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). This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, and can only be redeemed once. 

To use your National Coastguard NZ 15% 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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