RYA VHF SRC Radio Course and Exam - Short Range Certificate

RYA VHF SRC Radio Course and Exam  for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio either fixed or hand held.Bottom line is that you need an RYA VHF Radio License otherwise known a Short Range Certificate.

Required experience – None
Minimum duration – 10 hours plus exam time. The exam will always be classroom based but the course can be taken in the classroom or online.
Minimum age – 16
Content – Basics of radio operation, frequencies, distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures, making ship to shore telephone calls, Digital Selective Calling, Global Maritime Distress Safety System
Certificate issuing criteria – To be able to operate the radio and know the procedures required to use the radio.
Format – This course is based either online or in the classroom with the exam taking place in the classroom.

Both the classroom course and the online course are available through our training centres. 

 

The exam

 

RYA VHF SRC Radio Course and Exam consist of a written theory exam and assessment in the practical use of marine VHF radios The exam fee is payable to the RYA.

Most candidates are required to complete an RYA SRC course prior to taking the exam, therefore the majority of exams take place at the end of the course. The RYA training centre will give you details of the time and location for your exam when you book your course.  The RYA VHF SRC Radio Course and Exam upon sucessful completion will license you to use your VHF radio having an RYA VHF Radio License

 

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RYA VHF SRC Radio Course 28/01/23

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