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GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)

Isle of Wight, UK

  • Price: GBP (£)1,600 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School UKSA
  • Location Isle of Wight, UK
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 8 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included Yes

GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)

The GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC) is the highest level in radio communication. It is required for any personnel who have radio communication duties onboard vessels fitted with GMDSS equipment.

What’s included:

Our price includes all your food, accommodation and exam fees. You won’t find better value!

Course information:

The General Operators Certificate (GOC) course provides a mixture of theory and practical application as part of the GMDSS examinations.

The course covers three main areas:

General knowledge of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and practical radio operations

Regulations and procedures for situations such as emergencies and distress

Practice and understanding of radio-telephone communications and equipment

Training towards:

Master (Code Vessels less than 200gt) Officer of the Watch (Yachts less then 500gt)

Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Pre-requisite experience:

Fluent in English and knowledge of the phonetic alphabet

Duration: 8 Days

Examination and assessment:

There are written tests and a final individual practical examination with an independent examiner.

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UKSA, Arctic Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7PQ

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