- Course Type:
- Officer of the Watch (Yachts) - Less than 3,000GT
- Training School:
- Bluewater Crew Training USA
- Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
- 10 days
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System General Operator's certificate is a Certificate of Competence (CoC) in its own right as a ship-board radio operator's licence. It also forms an important part of the training required to obtain MCA CoCs. You will learn general communications procedures, in particular distress, urgency, safety and routine communication, using VHF/MF/HF radio, telex and satellite systems.
Students unfamiliar with computer keyboards may be well advised to practice using them before attending the course. This is an intensive course, which requires considerable work outside the classroom.
Duration: 8 days plus 2 days of exams
Assessment: 1 written and 2 practical examinations before an AMERC examiner
Exam Fee: $150
This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)
- 4th March 2019
- 6th May 2019