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 £100.

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 £30.00 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 02/10/2022 02/10/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 15/10/2022 15/10/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 30/10/2022 30/10/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 05/11/2022 05/11/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 21/11/2022 21/11/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 04/12/2022 04/12/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 14/12/2022 14/12/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 16/12/2022 16/12/2022 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 07/01/2023 07/01/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 08/01/2023 08/01/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 21/01/2023 21/01/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 22/02/2023 22/02/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 18/03/2023 18/03/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 13/05/2023 13/05/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 05/07/2023 05/07/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 04/08/2023 04/08/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 31/08/2023 31/08/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 14/10/2023 14/10/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 04/11/2023 04/11/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 13/12/2023 13/12/2023 £130
Marine Radio Short Range 06/01/2024 06/01/2024 £130

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