Get a qualification that could potentially save lives - the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is a worldwide network used by search and rescue authorities ashore, as well as ships in the immediate vicinity of ships in distress.
Location - Cairns: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, 55-61 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Dates: 29 January 2024 27 May 2024 29 July 2024 28 October 2024
Hours of Study: 2 weeks, Monday - Friday.
(8.30am – 4.30pm)
Full Fee: $3,165.00
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 308 233 (extension 5)
ASQA Training Package.
Please note that course dates and fee structures are subject to change.
Transmit and receive information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
This course covers the requirements of the STCW Reg IV/2. Individuals holding the Certificate are rapidly alerted to distress incidents, so they can assist in a co-ordinated search and rescue operation with the minimum of delay.
Participants in the GMDSS (GOC) will receive training in the use of digital selective calling techniques for communication using MF, HF and VHF radiotelephone, HF radio telex and satellite communication using INMARSAT-C ship earth stations.
Statement of Attainment.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
While there are no formal entry requirements, we will require you to possess the following:
You will need to supply the following items at your own cost:
Appropriate clothing and closed footwear must be worn at all times.
For further certification information, visit AMSA at https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/international-qualifications/global-maritime-distress-and-safety-systems
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All prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD).
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GBRIMC reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolments have been received by seven days prior to commencement of course.
Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.