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  • 10 Working Days
  • 12 months sea service
Course Intake
  • 12 candidates
  • 8900

Documents Required

  • Originals to be brought on 1st day of course for verification along with
  • Passport size photos - 1 No.

Scanned copies of the following to be sent by EMAIL :

  • CDC (1st Page and 1 year Experience page)
  • Passport (1st page and last page)

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Course Schedule

The course schedule given below is subject to change. Please confirm with us before enrolling for the course
24-Apr-2023 06-May-2023

Course Description

  • The Radar Observer's Simulator Course (ROSC) 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 ROSC Course is conducted in accordance to the guidelines stipulated in the DGS Training Circular no. 5 of 2004 and IMO Model Course 1.07.

  • It runs for 60 Hrs consisting of Theory, Plotting 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 the Radar equipment.

A trainee successfully completing this course and meeting the required performance standards will be able to:

  • recognize when radar should be in use
  • will select a suitable mode and range setting for the circumstances
  • will be able to set controls for optimal performance
  • recognise critical targets
  • measure bearing and distances, and the use of these for fixing the ship's position.
  • will be aware of the limitations of the equipment in detecting targets and in terms of accuracy.

  • maintain a plot of the movement of other ships as an aid to collision avoidance. Application of International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG 1972).

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 ROSC course as per IMO Model course 1.07. The simulator at IMC consists of 4 own ship stations each with an IMO complaint Radar Display.