The RYA Marine Radio SRC - Short Range Certificate also referred to as VHF course and exam is 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 by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio either fixed or hand held.
The course also works well in complementing other training offered by Seagrass Marine.
Who is this course for?
The RYA Marine Radio course is ideal for anyone interested in boating for commercial or leisure purposes.
Experience required: None.
Minimum Age: None for training, however you must be 16 to take the examination
Duration: 6-8 hours online
Cost: £60 per person plus a £60 examination fee payable directly to RYA
Instructor Ratio: 1 Instructor for a maximum of 12 participants
Prefer being taught? We offer this course as a shorebased course too
This course runs throughout the year and you can work at your own pace to complete the course.
Where is this course run?
Online Hosted by RYA interactive and Seagrass Marine
How long do I have access to the course for?
You get up to 12 months to complete the course
What support do I get?
You will have full support from Seagrass Marine Instructors to help you complete your course as required.
What computer do I need?
1.0GHz Intel processor or better
100MB free hard disk space
32 bit colour graphics card
1024 x 768 screen resolution
Sound card, speakers or headphones