RYA Marine Radio Operators Short Range VHF Certificate (Online) Level 1
The Short Range VHF Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any vessel fitted with a VHF radio, either fixed or hand held.
This is an online course working at your own pace and location, followed by face-to-face written and verbal exams at South Devon College Marine Academy.
- None, however we suggest 3 hours of self-study using a supplied text book and Phonetic Alphabet sheet
Basics of radio operation
Marine radio frequencies
Distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures
Digital Selective Calling
Global Maritime Distress Safety System
EPIRB, SART, AIS and Navtex
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £135.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
British Marine are proud to collaborate with South Devon College in delivering a suite of online courses that are specifically designed to deliver content and learning to add personal and organisational value. British Marine is a firm believer in training being the conduit to increased levels of productivity, enhanced wellbeing and greater job satisfaction.British Marine