This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary to undertake the external examination required to obtain a Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP) issued by the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC).
If you intend travelling on offshore coastal voyages, or are applying to AMSA for a Certificate of Competence as a Coxswain, Master < 24 or Master < 35, you should obtain an LROCP Certificate which incorporates knowledge of both Medium Frequency/High Frequency (MF/HF) Radios, designed for long range transmission, and VHF radios.
Location - Cairns: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, 55-61 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Dates: 4 March 2024 4 April 2024 28 May 2024 17 July 2024 16 September 2024 22 October 2024 2 December 2024
Hours of Study: 2 days
(8.30am – 4.30pm)
Full Fee: $350.00
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 marine radio
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Students must be 16 years of age, have a minimum of year 10 with a sound achievement in English and Mathematics or the equivalent, or gain mature age entry.
You will require a notebook and pen for theory components.
Attire is to be of current industry standard with enclosed footwear to be worn at all times.
Statement of Attainment
Upon receiving your statement of attainment you can apply to the OMC for a Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP). There is a fee payable to the OMC.
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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.