2 evenings 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Marine Radio Operators Certificate
This course will cover all facets of the Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP). This certificate is required to operate a marine VHF (Very High Frequency) or HF (High Frequency) set as used on boats, both power and sail. VHF and HF radios are the only reliable forms of marine communications available and to use these radios a licence is required. The course will cover both licences.
Rules and regulations
Correct procedure for distress and urgency calling
Problems and trouble-shooting
Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
What do I bring?
Note pad and pens
A passport photo (for the licence)
The Marine Operators Handbook can be viewed via this link. The book will be issued to you on the first day of the course. If you would like to do some pre-study, please click on the link to view the book.
How long is the course?
2 x 3 hour theory, including exam.
A Marine Radio Licence will be issued by the Office of Maritime Communications upon successful completion of the exam.