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VHF Radio Short Range Certificate

€180,00

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The RYA VHF marine radio course is designed for seafarers to understand how to use this important safety equipment. VHF can be used to send distress messages, warn vessels of potential hazards,  or receive safety information such as navigational warnings and weather forecast. Short Range Certificate (SCR) allows its holders legally operate VHF marine radios.

Online course available all year. 

What you need to know
  • Place: Online & Golfe Juan
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: 180 euros (license fees included) 
About the course

Our VHF radio online course is very user-friendly and can be completed in about five hours. The course content includes:

  • Types of equipment 
  • Basics of radio operation
  • Rules and regulations 
  • VHF channels
  • Voice procedures: routine, distress, urgency and safety calls
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC)

After working through the training modules, students complete a pre-exam check and take a practical exam at Seascope France training center.

VHF Radio Short Range Certificate is a pre-requisite for many RYA training courses such as RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Preparation or RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Package. This course is also highly recommended for future deckhands.  

Online course available all year 

All our courses are conducted in English. A sufficient level of understanding and speaking is required in order to successfully complete the course. Contact us if you have any questions.

Before booking the course, please make sure you read the course delivery, deposit and cancellation policy.

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