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