Marine Communication

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Description

This course is open to all persons in charge of or performing radio duties on a ship.

  • On successful completion of the course, candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies: 
  • Knowledge of the basic features of the Maritime Mobile Services and the Maritime Mobile Satellite Services;
  • Detailed practical knowledge and ability to use the basic equipment of the ship station; 
  • Detailed practical knowledge and ability to use the GMDSS system and sub systems; 
  • Miscellaneous skills and operational procedures for general communications. 

Prerequisites

Please refer to basic requirements.

Accreditation & Approval

SAMSA (STCW A-IV/2)

Course date/s Comments Book
02 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019 Book now
13 Jan 2020 - 24 Jan 2020 Book now
10 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020 Book now
02 Mar 2020 - 13 Mar 2020 Book now
5 days
25 Nov 2019

Description

Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems Long Range Certificate is applicable to non-SOLAS vessels operating beyond the range of VHF where long range communication is essential.

Course Objectives
On successful completion of this course, candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • General knowledge of radio communications and basic features of the Maritime Mobile Service.
  • Detailed practical knowledge and ability to use radio equipment.
  • Operational procedures of the GMDSS and detailed practical operation of GMDSS sub-systems and equipment appropriate to non-SOLAS vessels.
  • General knowledge of the Maritime-Mobile Satellite Service.
  • Miscellaneous skills and operational procedures for RT communications.

Prerequisites

Please refer to basic requirements.

The course scope requires minimal insight into maritime radio communication practices.

Elementary computer skills will be an advantage to learners since practical training is computer based but such skills are by no means a prerequisite.

Course Details

Duration: 5 days (Generally, run on demand)

Accreditation & Approval

The contents of this course are based on the syllabus prescribed by the SA Maritime Qualifications Code contained in the GOP 540.01.

Course date/s Comments Book
25 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019 Book now
27 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020 Book now
23 Mar 2020 - 27 Mar 2020 Book now
2 days
22 Nov 2019

Description

The Short-Range Certificate (SRC) course is designed to impart understanding of the short range (VHF) section of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) as well as its sub-systems. It places particular emphasis on utilisation of the VHF radiotelephone and DSC services during distress, urgency, safety and routine communications.

Course Objectives:
On successful completion of this course, candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Knowledge of the basic features of the Maritime Mobile Services.
  • Detailed practical knowledge and ability to use the basic VHF ship station equipment as well as sub-systems.
  • Miscellaneous skills and operational procedures for general communication.

Prerequisites

Please refer to basic requirements.

Medical certificate. 

The course scope requires minimal insight into maritime radio communication practices.

Elementary computer skills will be an advantage to learners since practical training is computer based but such skills are by no means a prerequisite.

Course Details

Duration: 2 days (Generally, run on demand)

Accreditation & Approval

The contents of this course are based on the syllabus prescribed by the SA Maritime Qualifications Code contained in the GOP-540.02.
The content of this course covers the requirements for GMDSS Short Range training based on the contents of the Radio Regulations.

Course date/s Comments Book
22 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019 Book now
17 Dec 2019 - 18 Dec 2019 Book now
09 Jan 2020 - 10 Jan 2020 Book now
27 Feb 2020 - 28 Feb 2020 Book now
19 Mar 2020 - 20 Mar 2020 Book now
  • Please refer to specific course requirements.
  • Conversant and literate in English.
  • Proof of identity. 

A minimum number of candidates are required for the course. 
The fee includes manuals, notes, stationery and sundry materials. 
Refreshments and lunch are provided whilst on course. Please advise us of specific dietary requirements.

Course fees are quoted in South African Rands and are subject to increases without notice should related service costs increase.  Please enquire as to the correct fee at the time of the booking. Course fees are pegged when the booking is made. Course fees are not refundable, and certificates are only issued once all course fees are paid in full. Payments may be made in cash or by electronic transfer.