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5 April, 10:00 until 18:00

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5 April, 10:00 until 18:00

A course for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures.

The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required for the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on vessels voluntarily fitted with a radio. This includes both fixed and hand held equipment using International channels.

A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. Unnecessary transmissions could block out a Mayday distress call.

Course topics include: The basics of radio operation, the correct frequencies (channels) to be used, distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures, making ship to shore telephone calls, Digital Selective Calling (DSC) using simulators, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB), Search and Rescue (SART)

The course will be taught and examined using radio simulators. The exam will also include a short written test. Please note that your course book and questionairre that is to be completed prior to the course date will need to be collected from security to enable you to complete your pre-course task.

Course Pre-requisites: None

Minimum Duration: 1 day

Timings: 10am till 6pm the last 2 hours of the day will be utilised for the practical and theory exam

Minimum Age: 16

Price includes cost of certificate, which will be sent to the RYA for issuance (lead time aprox 30 days – a temp certificate is issued immediately)

Last updated 07:19 on 22 December 2016

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*TERMS & CONDITIONS
Course fees are non-refundable and not transferable.
Course fees are lost if you cancel your course, and we are unable to find someone to take your place.
Any days of the course if missed for whatever reason is non-refundable. Days of scheduled courses are not transferable to later scheduled courses. You will not be granted a certificate if you do not complete all days of the course.
The course will be held in the English Language only. – Students must be proficient in the English Language
Dubai Offshore Sailing Club has high standards of instruction and applies RYA guidelines on the issue of certificates. Certificates will not be issued if, in the opinion of the instructor, the student has not reached the necessary standard. The Chief Instructor’s decision is final.

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