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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  The Radar Observer certificate is issued by the United States Coast Guard to licensed deck officers. It requires specialized training and examination in radar navigation and is issued for 5 years. Further information can be found in the Federal Code of Regulations (46CFR10.305) at web site http://frwebgate4.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/waisgate.cgi?WAISdocID=50176913269+4+2+0&WAISaction=retrieve and the Federal Code of Regulations (46CFR10) at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_02/46cfr10_02.html.

License Agency:
United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center
2100 2nd St., SW
Washington DC 20593-0001
202-267-0218
http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/index.htm

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.