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 lunch is included in the cost.


1 day


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


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 17/01/2021 17/01/2021 £99
Marine Radio Short Range 31/01/2021 31/01/2021 £99

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