About this course
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. This includes both fixed and hand held equipment using International channels.
You can now complete the course online which takes between about 4-8 hours and is followed up with a practical exam.
The syllabus includes basic VHF operation, VHF frequencies, use of DSC (Digital Selective Calling) and GMDSS (Global Marine Distress and Safety System) distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures.
How to book
This course is offered by our training partner, Marine Matters, conveniently located one mile from the Academy in Warsash. For more information about the course and to check availability and book visit the Marine Matters website. Alternatively, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)1489 579589.