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STCW Approved Training

Long Range Certificate Course

Course Description: Long Range Certificates are the new VHF, MF, and HF Operators Certificate for Radio’s that incorporate DSC and the Satellite module, as used in the GMDSS structure. Here, Radio Operators are taught the proper procedures to follow in an emergency inclusive of Mayday, Mayday Relay, Security, Urgency, Alerts, Frequencies, Batteries & tests for long range radio equipment making use of DSC Alerts to notify other vessels of Distress situations. This is a 4-day course for normal LRC with a 5th day added for those that require the Satellite Module. The LRC Training is taught using a state-of-the-art 8 station POSEIDON touch-screen simulator, which adds realism to our teaching techniques.

Duration: 5 Days

Entry Requirements: None

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course, identify and apply:

  • The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) structure
  • Search and Rescue (SAR) procedures
  • Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) number system
  • VHF and MF/HF installations
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC) facilities)
  • Maintenance on radios and antennas
  • Distress procedures
  • Urgency AND Safety messages
  • Maritime Mobile Satellite Services
  • INMARSAT systems

Additional Requirements: Each computer has its own station, headset and work space to allow the learners to work independently. We include a light lunch with this course.

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments.

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Long Range Certification as used in GMDSS Structure

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