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
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.