RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate

Improve your VHF radio communication skills

This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence you need to communicate effectively on a VHF radio, from basic controls through to making May Day distress calls.

About the course

Delivered over one day, this course provides an introduction to the use of a marine VHF radio, equipped with a Digital Selective Calling (DSC) facility.

You will be taught through a mixture of theory and practical learning. The course ends with an assessment for the certificate, which is required for the operator’s licence.

The syllabus is taught with a ratio of 12:1 students to instructor and the exam fee and lunch is included in the cost.

Duration:

1 day


RYA Interactive Online Learning course available

Our RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate course is also available as an online learning course delivered via the RYA’s Interactive online learning course. This enables you to complete the course at your own pace. The course price is £99.

An RYA VHF Handbook will be posted to you once you are registered on the course.

Please note on completion of the course you will need to arrange an RYA Marine Short Range Radio exam at an accredited centre to achieve the certification. The exam fee will be an additional £26.00 if booked with UKSA.  You may be charged the standard exam fee of £60.00 if you choose to do the exam at another centre.

Prerequisites

No prior experience is required. Knowledge of the phonetic alphabet is beneficial.

Qualifications

Upon successful completion of the course and examination, you’ll be awarded Marine Radio Short Range Certification.

Dates and pricing

Course From To Non-res
Marine Radio Short Range 01/11/2021 01/11/2021 £125
Marine Radio Short Range 20/11/2021 20/11/2021 £125
Marine Radio Short Range 05/01/2022 05/01/2022 £125
Marine Radio Short Range 23/01/2022 23/01/2022 £125
Marine Radio Short Range 11/02/2022 11/02/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 14/02/2022 14/02/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 23/02/2022 23/02/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 06/03/2022 06/03/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 18/03/2022 18/03/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 19/03/2022 19/03/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 25/03/2022 25/03/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 28/03/2022 28/03/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 17/04/2022 17/04/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 29/04/2022 29/04/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 07/05/2022 07/05/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 10/05/2022 10/05/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 13/05/2022 13/05/2022 £125

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