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. The 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 radiotelephone communications and equipment
Food and accommodation are included.