NAEST -Navigation Aids, Equipment and Simulator Training – Operational Level

About This Course

The NAEST (Navigational Aids, Equipment and Simulator Training) operational level course is designed to provide candidates with the skills to maintain safe navigation through effective use of electronic navigation systems.

NAEST training is a mandatory requirement for all MCA Certificates of Competency above OOW 500GT inclusive.

Please note: the ECDIS module is not included with this course.

What We Cover

  • The NAEST – Operational course makes extensive use of the full-bridge simulator and takes place over 4 weeks and covers:
    • Navigation, Radar and Simulation
    • Further simulator training and high-level exercises

    The course will develop knowledge and skills to address:

    • Voyage planning, navigation and execution
    • Electronic navigation systems
    • Using information from electronic systems
    • Radar, ARPA, AIS
    • Introduction to Search and Rescue.
    • Bridge management, watchkeeping and teamwork

Assessment and Certification

The NAEST element is continuously assessed through simulator exercises with a final written examination.

Successful candidates will be awarded the STCW NAEST (O) certificate.

Course Information

Course Dates

Please see the bottom of this block for current dates or phone us on  01752 770589.

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Course Duration

4 Weeks
ECDIS is not included 

Course Cost

£3600 (Inclusive of VAT)

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Pre-Course Requirements

There are no formal requirements for an operational NAEST course, but candidates should be up to date with chartwork and IRPCS.

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Approvals

MCA

Venue

Crownhill Fort Plymouth

Available Courses

NAEST (NAVIGATION AIDS, EQUIPMENT AND SIMULATOR TRAINING) – OPERATIONAL LEVEL

Western Maritime Training Crownhill Fort, Crownhill Fort Rd, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

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