Full 1 day course for:
- Beginners in marine radio
- Candidates who may be experienced in marine radio but have never held a marine radio operators licence
- Those unable to produce an old style UK Marine VHF certificate
Conversion course for:
- Those with with a non-GMDSS certificate (old style UK Marine VHF certificate)
A marine VHF/DSC radio is an essential piece of safety equipment. As well as being a legal requirement to hold an SRC licence to use the eqipment it is important to know how to operate it correctly.
Use of marine radios including GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System). Routine, distress, urgency and safety procedures.
We use linked Standard Horizon GX1500e and Icom 421 training radios for hands on experience, plus Icom handheld radios. The Lightmaster computer simulation software available on request.
PRE COURSE KNOWLEGE:
None required but a knowledge of the would be useful