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GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)

3 Vanguard Way, Campbeltown Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom CH41 9HX, Email: maritime@ljmu.ac.uk, Tel: +44 (0)151 647 0494

  • Price: GBP (£)1,295 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School LJMU Maritime Centre
  • Location 3 Vanguard Way, Campbeltown Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom CH41 9HX, Email: maritime@ljmu.ac.uk, Tel: +44 (0)151 647 0494
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 9 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

This Training Course is intended for Seafarers who require a Global Maritime, Distress and Safety System

(GMDSS) General Operators certificate in accordance with Section A-IV/2 of the STCW Code.

The Course is spread over 9 working days and has both Theoretical and Practical Examinable modules.

Practical exercises form a significant part of the course.

Upon successful completion of the Course and success in the examinations, the delegate will have knowledge

of the GMDSS System and be able to take Charge of communications with the relevant rescue authority in

emergency situations. They will be able to:

• Communicate using terrestrial systems operating in the medium, high and very high frequency bands;

• Use Digital selective calling devices;

• Communicate using satellite systems;

• Operate and test SART & EPIRB;

• Use ITU and ALRS Publications;

• Carry out maintenance procedures for batteries and Aerials.

Useful Information

The course fee includes AMERC examination and certification fee.

LJMU Maritime Centre

3 Vanguard Way, Campbeltown Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom CH41 9HX, Email: maritime@ljmu.ac.uk, Tel: +44 (0)151 647 0494

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