For all those looking to gain a VHF Radio operators licence for the operation of fixed and hand held marine band radios the course provides the required certification for your licence application. Suitable for: Requiring VHF Radio Operators Licence All users of water craft - including yachts, sailing dinghys, powerboats, motor boats, jetskis,...
Suitable for: Blue-water yachtsmen fitting long range communications. Commercial Vessels less than 300 G.R.T. who operate outside of Sea Area A1. MCA Code of Practice Category 0 and 1 vessels. (Vessels must have qualified radio operator). Commercial Yachtmasters (Limited) - LRC is an acceptable qualification
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. Suitable for: Anyone wishing...
Suitable for: Yachtsmen. Operating outside sea area A1 (VHF range).
Course fee - EU £490 - non-EU £490. 5 day course. Dates available -. 01/03/2010
Students are required to learn the Phonetic alphabet and will need an understanding of the operation and restrictions applicable to VHF Radio use. The course covers operational procedures for use of VHF Digital Selective Calling equipment used on non-commercial vessels - particularly Distress, Urgency and Safety Alerting.
Course fee - EU £1500 - non-EU £2700. 12 week course - dates available -. 19/04/2010
This one day course includes both instruction and examination. Meeting the additional requirements to upgrade the basic terrestrial LRC to include the Inmarsat - C satellite communication systems, this course as a pre-requisite requires candidates to hold the basic LRC. Familiarity with laptops/PC's would be advantageous.
Suitable for: Persons with no knowledge
Provides a detailed understanding for students of the Radio Regulations, together with SOLAS 1974 Rule, coupled with basic radio communications instruction in equipment necessary on board GMDSS-equipped ships sailing in A1 Sea Areas.
Covers the revision of the International Radio Regulations, together with SOLAS 1974 rules, for students as well as basic radio communications instruction on equipment that is necessary within GMDSS equipped ships.
To learn about using a VHF radio including GMDSS. Suitable for: Any one you goes to sea
This course varies in length from 9 to 10 days according to the number of candidates enrolled. Fee for EU and non-EU candidates - £750. Dates available: 26/04/2010. 10/05/2010. 24/05/2010. 21/06/2010. 05/07/2010
The course is designed to enable students to obtain the operators certificate of competency for using VHF marine band radio. During this 6 week course students will be assessed by a written and practical test using VHF and computer simulation. The examination is included within the course fee. Throughout the six weeks students will cover: 1)...
Looks at the revision of the International Radio Regulations, together with SOLAS 1974 Rules, coupled with basic radio communication instruction on equipment that students are likely to use on wellfound yachts, including GMDSS DSC Controllers, VHF and SSB equipment, EPIRBs, SARTs, NAVTEX and Satellite INMARSAT 'C'.