Online Marine Radio SRC Course

RYA Marina Radio SRC Course in Barcelona with Barcelona Watersports

Make no mistake, the VHF Radio is the most important piece of safety equipment you will purchase for your craft, it is essential that you know how to operate it, and that you conform to the legal requirements for its use on your boat. The RYA SRC/VHF Radio course teaches the basics of VHF radio operation, the correct frequencies (channels) to be used and distress, emergency & medical assistance procedures. The VHF radio network has undergone great change with the implementation of the Global Maritime Distress System (GMDSS) and these changes are discussed in depth. The course syllabus will cover the following:

  • The basics of radio operation
  • The correct frequencies (channels) to be used
  • Distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures
  • Making ship to shore telephone calls
  • Digital selective calling (DSC) using simulators
  • Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS)
  • Emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRB)
  • Search and rescue (SART)

Online Assessment: Once you have booked with us we will send you your username and password to start the online training. The course will be taught online and examined using radio simulators. The exam will also include a short written test. Barcelona Watersports will have an instructor who will be on hand to help if you have any queries during the course.

Course Cost: €125