seafood & maritime training

Marine Radio – Long Range Operators

MARC043 Transmit and receive information by marine radio

Intended for people who are required to hold a Long Range Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency issued by the Office of maritime Communications (OMC) in order to operate marine VHF and MF-HF radios.

about

This course is for people who are required to hold a Long Range Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP) issued by the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC) in order to operate marine VHF and MF-HF radios.

course outline

This course covers topics including:

  • features and operation of marine communications equipment including VHF and MF-HF radios, EPIRBs, DSC and SARTs
  • procedures for making routine, distress, urgency and safety calls
  • simple maintenance practices and understanding of regulations

training & assessment

SMT’s training and assessment is very practical and is conducted in a classroom environment, activities will include:

  • written assessments of underpinning knowledge
  • verbal assessments of understanding of actions to be taken during routine and emergency circumstances
  • practical simulated activities using the required equipment.

things you need to know

fees

From $294

This fee includes a licence fee of $49 and resource fee of $45. 

For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State Growth, Tasmania.

prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course, although it is recommended that pre-course study is completed using the supplied materials.

course duration

This is a 1 day course, run between 9am – 5pm.

equipment & materials

All of the equipment, training and assessment materials that participants need will be provided by SMT.

Participants must bring their own writing materials.

your new credentials

If you successfully complete all of the written, verbal and practical assessments you will receive a nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment issued by SMT for:

  • MARC043 Transmit and receive information by marine radio

 

A copy of the statement of attainment will be forwarded to the OMC, the OMC will assess this and if successful the OMC will issue a Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency.

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