Online Course

RYA Online Short Range Certificate course

LOCATION Online

LEVEL: Beginner

TIME TO COMPLETE 10 hours

COST * € 150,-

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Online SRC Course

A VHF radio is a vital instrument on board any vessel, crucial for communication, safety, and navigation.

The RYA Short Range Certificate (SRC) online course is designed to train participants in the operation of VHF (Very High Frequency) radio equipment. This course is essential for those using VHF radios, whether on leisure or commercial vessels. Key components of the course include:

VHF Radio Basics: Understanding the basic functions and controls of VHF radios.

Radio Procedures: Learning standard communication procedures, including how to make calls to other vessels and shore stations.

Distress Communication: Training in sending distress signals in emergency situations, which is crucial for safety at sea.

Digital Selective Calling (DSC): Understanding how to use DSC, a key function in modern VHF radios that enhances the speed and efficiency of rescue operations.

Maritime Regulations: Covering the legal aspects of operating a VHF radio, including licensing requirements.

After completing the online coursework, candidates typically need to attend a practical assessment at an RYA Training Centre to obtain their certificate. This certificate is widely recognized and often a requirement for various maritime roles.

Syllabus

  • Basics of VHF Radio Operations
  • Standard Radio Procedures
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Practical Use of VHF Radios
  • Maritime Regulations

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