|Day: Saturday 9th June
|Time: 0930 – 1900||
Junior £45 + £60 exam fee
|Venue: Seminar Room 2, Institute for Manufacturing, CB3 0FS
Senior £70 + £60 exam fee
|Duration: 9.5 hours||
Affiliate £70 + £60 exam fee
This popular one-day course will teach you all aspects of operation of VHF-DSC radios. Practice with real radio sets and walk away with a life-long RYA certificate of competence.
A VHF Day Course and Exam on the same day. The course is in two halves: the morning session on general radio procedures and calls, and the afternoon session with the GMDSS (distress alerting) system and practical operation of radios and voice procedure. There will be time for lunch in between the halves of the course; after the instructed part of the course, there is an exam on various aspects of marine radio operation, which, once passed, will entitle you to life-long RYA Certificate of Competence.Please note your exam script will be retained for five years according to RYA requirements.
Students are required to have a prior knowledge of the phonetic alphabet (the ANSI one) and to pay the RYA for the examination in advance (£60), at http://www.rya.org.uk/courses-training/courses/specialist/Pages/src-exam.aspx. You should also bring along a passport size photograph of yourself for the certificate; see checklist below.
Before coming to the course, please make sure you have