This one-day classroom based - VHF radio course teaches all you need to know to operate a marine band VHF radio fitted with a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) DSC controller.
In addition to teaching the use of VHF radio for normal voice communications, this course includes the emergency operating procedures for the use of VHF radio DSC controllers, Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB) and Search and Rescue Transponders (SART). Extensive use is made of our training equipment enabling you to practice in realistic scenarios.
By the end of your day in the classroom you will be confident in the use of VHF Radios and have a good knowledge of associated GMDSS equipment.
Following successful completion of the Short Range Certificate examination, which is taken after the course, you will be qualified to operate a marine band VHF Radio.
An additional licence fee of £60 will be payable at the start of your examination