GPS Operator

It’s important that boaties understand the principles and limitations of GPS navigation.

This course is for boaties who wish to understand how to use chart plotters and techniques for more complex navigation tasks. It’s helpful if you have completed the Boatmaster course before doing this course.

What will I learn?

The course covers the following modules:

  • Navigation
  • GPS Principles & Positioning
  • Initialisation & Set Up
  • Controls, Screens & Outputs
  • Passage Making
  • Waypoint Navigation
  • Accuracies & Errors
  • Installation
  • Chart Plotters
  • Choosing a Set

The course takes 8 hours, and you can study at home or in the classroom during the day, evening or weekend. For locations and times see course information below.

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