Course Overview: Mandatory requirement for any voluntary VHF radio user. Ensure a working knowledge of maritime radio systems in situations such as distress, urgency or safety and routine working.
Teaching & Assessment: The course will provide both a practical and theoretical mixture. Optional online course available. RYA assessment required at end of course.
• Understand VHF radio operation and channel use
• Understand Distress, safety and urgency procedures
• Use of digital selective calling systems
• Use of Navtex, EPIRB and SART
Entry Requirements: None required