Short range radio-communication system use (GMDSS SRC)

Short range radio-communication system use (GMDSS SRC)

The course is addressed to all crew members and provides participants with knowledge and skills required for proper use of vessel radio-communication system. The RYA SRC Certificate is the minimum qualification required to operate marine VHF radio equipment on a yacht. Training for the course is online, using a password provided by the academy.

Course subjects –indicatively- include:

  • Routine operation of marine VHF radio.
  • The correct VHF channels (frequencies) to be used for each type of communication distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures.
  • Ship to shore communication.
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

Type of Exam – Written and practical

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