Develop your radio communication expertise

Radio communication courses

Learn how to operate marine radio and satellite communication equipment with courses at UKSA.

Offering a mixture of theory and practical teaching, the Marine Radio Short Range Certificate course introduces you to the use of a marine VHF radio equipped with a Digital Selective Calling (DSC) facility.

Practical communication exercise

The GMDSS Restricted Operators Certificate (ROC ) is an intensive course that gives you a practical understanding of all GMDSS radio systems currently used on board coastal merchant vessels and yachts.

Our GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC) will prepare you to sit the MCA examination for the GOC Radio Operators Certificate. This entitles you to operate the VHF, MF and HF radio and satellite equipment on board all commercial vessels of any size in any sea area.