Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) General Operators Certificate
Classroom theory in Introduction to the Radio Regulations, Safety of Life at Sea, Procedures, Equipment Carried, Documents Carried.
Practical theory & instruction on Very High Frequency (VHF), MF,HF, DSC, INMARSAT Navigation Telex (NAVTEX), Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBS) and Search and Rescue Transponder (SARTs), batteries, Aerials logsheets.
To be scheduled.
Persons working in the Seafood Industry or Public Service.
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork.
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Greencastle, Co. Donegal.
This course is delivered over 10 days (full time).
Practical theory & instruction.
STCW – GMDSS General Operators Certificate issued by BIM on behalf of Department of Transport.
Working in the Seafood Industry or Public Service.
An essential ancillary course for a learner to obtain a Certificate of Competency (Fishing).
This certification will enable the learner to sail as radio operators worldwide in Sea Area A1, A2, A3 and A4.
Written and practical examinations.