Enhance your skills as a Coxswain Grade 1 or Ship Master with this specialised skill set. This short course will equip you with skills to use marine VHF radio and telephone equipment to transmit information.
Enhance your skills as a Coxswain Grade 1 with this specialised skill set. Upgrade your existing skills and gain the required competency to operate marine VHF radio and telephone equipment to communicate and transmit information to other vessels and to shore.
This course will equip you with the specialised knowledge and skills required to apply for a Short Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) issued by the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC).
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)
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Please note that course dates and fee structures are subject to change.
Transmit and receive information by marine VHF 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.
Statement of Attainment
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.
Upon receiving your statement of attainment you can apply to the OMC for a Short Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP). There is a fee payable to the OMC.
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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.