VHF Marine Radio SRC Courses

Overview

Course Title: VHF Marine Radio SRC Courses

Cost: €225

This course is designed for those who wish to get certified in the use of Short-Range Very High Frequency radio telephony. It is assumed the participant has no previous experience so the course leader starts at the very beginning.

2022 Course Dates

  • Course 5: Friday 28th (6-9pm), Saturday 29th (9.30am-5pm) and Sunday 30th October (1-4pm, Exam)
  • Course 6: Friday 25th (6-9pm), Saturday 26th (9.30am-5pm) and Sunday 27th November (1-4pm, Exam)

Course fee €225 (includes exam fee). The course takes place in the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School located at the beginning of the West Pier in Dun Laoghaire

 

Course Syllabus

  • Learning the phonetic alphabet
  • Day to day communications
  • Emergency & distress calls
  • The GMDSS network and system

On our course you will use real VHF radios rather than computer based simulators, we ensure that no more than 2 persons will share a radio at any one stage, this coupled with a complimentary set of course notes mean that you will not only pass the short examination at the end of the course but you will be a hugely competent user of VHF radio.

This is the Irish Department of Transport recognised course.  We have a high exam pass success rate.

This course is a pre-requisite for many other practical courses and is a legal requirement for anybody who plans to use a VHF set.

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.

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