GMDSS Short Range Certificate

 

For whom is that course?

 Anyone wishing to operate a marine radiotelephone, those going for  Yachtmaster

 

Theory background

 

 None

 

Course content

 

  • General for the marine VHF

  • Allocation of channels

  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

  • Digital Selective calling

  • EPIRB, SART, NAVTEX

  • Distress call and communications

  • Urgency call

  • Safety call

  • Phonetic Alphabet

  • Practical training using training radios.

 

Duration

 

 Min 10 hours plus assessment

 

Examination

 

 Practical assessment and a short written test after the course

 

Certificate

 

 RYA/MCA Short Range certificate to those that have successfully completed  the assessment

 

RYA Sea Survival

For whom is that course?

 Sailors that want to be prepared. Needed for commercial endorsement of a      certificate of competence

 

Theory background

 

 none

 

Course content

 

  • Preparation for sea survival

  • Lifejackets and liferafts

  • Principles of survival

  • Survival craft ailments

  • Raft management

  • Search and rescue

 

Duration

 

 Min 8 hours including a two hour “wet” session

 

Examination

 

 no

 

Certificate

 

 RYA Sea Survival course completion certificate