RYA Short Range Certificate (SRC) / VHF Licence
This course introduces you to your VHF and GMDSS radio sets, and to the procedures which are internationally recognised for use on the Short Range Radio airwaves.
The course follows the short range certification required to achieve the qualification of Restricted (VHF) Radio Operator which is a legal requirement for using or overseeing a VHF radio on board ship.
Content & Objectives
The course will cover the following
Using the set
The radio alphabet
Ofcom and radio licensing law
Standard calling procedures
Coastguard use - mayday, pan-pan and routine traffic
DSC use - MOB button & acknowleding information
The course will be run in our specially equipped training room, using live radio sets, at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.
There are no formal requirements for this course however you should be over 18 years of age and should bring a passport sized photo for your licence.
The price for this course is £116.50 inc VAT.
A separate payment of £30 will be required by either debit/credit card or cheque on the day of the course to accompany your licence application.
If you require accommodation during the course we can help with a list of local crew houses, B&Bs and hotels to suit all budgets.
Course Duration: 1 day
Please place a online enquiry below or call us on +44(0)1983 294088.
For group bookings or if more than six places are required then please use our contact form
or call us on +44(0)1983 294088.