GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)

The Essential Marine Radio Certification

The GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC) is the highest level in radio communication.

About the course

This certificate is required for any personnel who will have radio communication duties onboard vessels fitted with GMDSS equipment. GMDSS stands for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.

GMDSS Course Information:

The General Operators Certificate (GOC) course provides a mixture of theory and practical application as part of the GMDSS examinations.

The course covers three main areas:
  • General knowledge of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and practical radio operations
  • Regulations and procedures for situations such as emergencies and distress
  • Practice and understanding of radio-telephone communications and equipment

Residential price includes all food and accommodation for the duration of your course. Non-residential price is inclusive of lunch only. You won’t find better value!

Assessment

The course includes written tests and a final individual practical examination with an independent examiner.

Dates and pricing

Course From To Non-res All-inc
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 14/02/2020 21/02/2020 Full Full
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 21/03/2020 28/03/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 25/04/2020 02/05/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 20/06/2020 27/06/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 05/09/2020 12/09/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 03/10/2020 10/10/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 31/10/2020 07/11/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 23/11/2020 30/11/2020 £1,460 £1,600
GMDSS General Operators Certificate 04/01/2021 11/01/2021 £1,460 £1,600

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