RYA Marine VHF Radio - ONLINE
THE £70 EXAM FEE NEEDS PAYING DIRECTLY TO THE RYA *Please take a look at the information here which details the technical requirements for the online Marine Radio Course* A course and exam
THE £70 EXAM FEE NEEDS PAYING DIRECTLY TO THE RYA
*Please take a look at the information here which details the technical requirements for the online Marine Radio Course*
A course and exam for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio either fixed or hand held.
Course material to be posted to you – RYA VHF Handbook.
Required Experience – None
Minimum Duration – 10 hours plus exam time. The exam will always be classroom based.
Minimum Age – 16
Content – Basics of radio operation, frequencies, distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures, making ship to shore telephone calls, Digital Selective Calling, Global Maritime Distress Safety System.
Certificate Issuing Criteria -To be able to operate the radio and know the procedures required to use the radio.
The Exam – SRC exams consist of a written theory exam and assessment in the practical use of marine VHF radios The exam fee is payable to the RYA. Details of booking the exam will be sent with the course booking confirmation email.
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Year Around Event (2024)