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Radar Operator

Aim: To enable competent use of radar to aid navigation and avoid collision.

Duration: 12 Hours.

Qualification: NZ Radar Certificate.

Prerequisites: It is strongly recommended that you hold a Boatmaster Certificate or equivalent. Some experience with chart work is required to complete this course of study.

Includes principles and components of the radar set, targets radar, navigation and collision avoidance. Comprehensive course to help you understand and safely operate the radar set on your vessel. 

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.

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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