Maritime VHF radio operator course

Saturday 21 November 09:00 am to 03:00 pm

Knowing how to use a maritime VHF radio correctly is essential during an emergency and incredibly useful at all other times. But any person operating the radio must hold, at a minimum, a Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate, (unless transmitting in an emergency or distress situation).

Qualification:
Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate Unit standard 19491 (3 credits)

What it covers:
Course includes the general features and functions of a maritime VHF radio, correct distress and urgency procedures for ‘Mayday’ and ‘Pan Pan’ calls, pro-words and phonetic alphabet, trip reports, weather services, callsigns, EPIRBS and other search and rescue equipment.

Cost:
$125.00 per person

Venue:
To be confirmed

Hand holding a maritime VHF radio.