Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) - Operational Level

This MCA approved course is designed to provide you with the skills to maintain safe navigation through effective use of electronic navigation systems.


North East Scotland College, Peterhead
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

You will receive the fundamental knowledge and skills to keep a safe navigational watch, and to use radar, ARPA and other navigational aids to maintain safety of navigation.

This course includes the 5 day ECDIS IMO Model Course 1.27.

What you will experience

  • Basic principles of electronic navigational systems
  • Loran C
  • Satellite navigation systems
  • Logs, Echo Sounders, Compasses and Steering Systems
  • Radar and ARPA
  • AIS
  • Bridge watchkeeping and teamwork
  • Integrated Bridge Systems

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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