Short Range (VHF) Radio Operator’s Certificate

NAFC Marine Centre

Type9 December 2019
AddressNAFC Marine Centre, Port Arthur, Scalloway, Shetland ZE1 0UN
Start Date9 December 2019

 

Short Range (VHF) Radio Operator’s Certificate

9 December 2019

 

The basic marine VHF radio operator’s qualification required by anybody that uses a fixed or hand-held VHF radio (2-day course).

The Short Range Radio Operator’s Certificate (SRC) is the basic marine VHF radio operators’ course and is the minimum qualification required by any person operating (or supervising the operation of) a marine VHF radio, whether fixed or hand-held.

The Short Range Radio Operator’s Certificate (SRC) is for persons operating radios on vessels that are not required to be fitted with GMDSS systems and that are operating only in coastal waters (sea area A1).

(Persons operating radios on GMDSS-equipped ships sailing outside coastal waters require a GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate.)

 


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