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GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)

£1,475 GBP

Course Type:
Master (Workboats Less Than 500GT) CoC
Training School:
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
8 days

The GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC) is the highest level in radio communication. It is required for any personnel who have radio communication duties onboard vessels fitted with GMDSS equipment. The course provides a mixture of theory and practical application as part of the GMDSS examinations.

The course covers three main areas:

  • General knowledge of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and practical radio operations
  • Regulations and procedures for situations such as emergencies and distress
  • Practice and understanding of radiotelephone communications and equipment

Food and accommodation are available onsite at UKSA. The residential price for this course is £1,850.

Pre-requisite experience:
Fluent in English and knowledge of the phonetic alphabet.

8 days

Examination and assessment:
The course includes written tests and a final individual practical examination with an independent examiner.

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 6th October 2023 (1 place)
  • 27th October 2023 (1 place)


Arctic Road
Isle of Wight
PO31 7PQ
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983294941
Email: send message

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