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GMDSS VHF Short Range Certificate – 10 March 2023 COURSE NOW FULL

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. Please see our next course on 7th April

The Short Range Certificate is the qualification required by law if you operate a VHF radio fitted with Digital Selective Calling (DSC) on any British vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio.

Course Content

This course is taught using radio simulators and covers the following topics:

  • The basics of radio operation
  • The correct frequencies (channels) to be used
  • Distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures
  • Making ship to shore telephone calls
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC) using simulators
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • Search and Rescue (SART)

Price is £200

This course also requires you to pay a £60 RYA Licence fee


10 Mar 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Seafood Cornwall Training Hub, Strand, Newlyn, Penzance