Marine Radar Online Home Study Course
A complete online home study course on Marine Radar. Includes the Textbook Radar For Mariners By David Burch and the Radar Trainer PC simulator program.
Please note, the course software is download only.
The course covers all aspects of practical radar usage that would be needed to get underway using your radar. It covers the topics of the text book Radar For Mariners and fills in the details on radar functions and operations while honing your skills with more emphasis on evaluating risk of collision and subsequent maneuvers that might be called for.
Estimated to be about 20 hours of your time, depending on how much optional material you choose to cover. You work at your own pace, and at your own schedule.
Online Home Study Course Includes
You will receive:
Radar For Mariners Textbook by David Burch
Starpath Radar Trainer
Assignments, Lectures, Discussions, Instructor Contact, and quizzes.
This course will prepare you for certification tests offered by any sailing association in any nation. We also offer our own certification tests if you care to challenge yourself this way or to prepare for other tests.
With the electronic components, you can take the complete course with you as you travel, or use it to search the complete set of materials for specific topics. If you prefer to work on your own without computers, you have a complete syllabus with practice exercises and answers in the printed materials. If you want extra structure to your training, then take part in the online course for more discussion and individual quizzes at each lesson.
Each Starpath course includes free access to an online Resources and discussion groups. The Student Discussion Groups are similar to our Public Discussion Groups, but they are much more extensive including all classroom discussion since 2003. We have instructors in five different time zones, so if any question comes up, just post it in the Student Discussion Group for a quick answer—or search to see if someone has already asked the question for an even faster answer.