Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Restricted Operators Certificate

RAD-ROC

Programme overview Programme overview

Classroom theory in introduction of the Radio Regulations, Safety of Life at Sea, Procedures, Equipment Carried, Documents Carried.

Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

To be scheduled.

 

Who is the Programme for

Persons working in the seafood industry or public service.

 

Locations

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork.

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Greencastle, Co. Donegal.

This programme can also be delivered throughout Ireland in BIM’s mobile Coastal Training Units (CTU’s).

 

Duration

This course is delivered over 5 days (full time)

 

Training Methodology

Practical Exercise on Very High Frequency (VHF), DSC, Navigation Telex (NAVTEX), Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon Stations (EPIRBS) and Search and Rescue Transponder (SARTs), batteries, Aerials, logsheets.

 

Certification

STCW – Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS) Restricted Operators Certificate issued by BIM on behalf of Department of Transport

 

Entry Requirements

Working in the Seafood Industry or Public Service.

 

Progression

This programme will enable persons to meet the requirements of the training and certification for STCW – GMDSS ROC Radio

 

Employment Opportunities

This certificate will enable the learner to sail as radio operators worldwide in Sea Area A1

 

Assessment

Written and practical exam.

 

Fees

€250

Grant Aid

Please contact Kathy Cullimore for more information kathy.cullimore@bim.ie  Phone +353 1 2144283.


 

For more information contact

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Cork)

Castletownbere, Co Cork

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Donegal)

Greencastle, Co Donegal

Mobile Coastal Training Units

CTUs