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VHF Online Course

€108.80
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This is the Online Learning Interactive course provided through the RYA, as a means of gaining the prerequisite knowledge to enable you to take the VHF SRC Assessment

IF YOU BOOK THIS COURSE FOR MORE THAN ONE PERSON, PLEASE SUPPLY DETAILS FOR EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY SO THEY CAN BE REGISTERED ON THE RYA INTERACTIVE WEBSITE.

 

The course takes between 6 & 10 hours to complete online, when you have completed the online course, you will need to take an assessment before you can be issued with a licence. This cannot be completed online and must be carried out at an RYA Centre.

You can try a VHF SRC taster course here.

 

We strongly recommend installing the SRC Taster Course before buying the full course to check that it will work on your device.

 

Course aims:

The SRC radio operator qualification authorises the holder to operate a short range marine VHF radio with Digital Selective Calling (DSC) on a vessel and is a legal requirement for marine VHF users throughout the world. It’s also useful to know what to do, should you ever require assistance.

Course Duration:

The online SRC (VHF) radio course requires approximately 6 -10 hours of online study. The assessment takes between 30 minutes and 1 hour. You will also be given time to become familiar with the radio equipment prior to the assessment.

Technical specification

Mac 2008 models or above. Intel processor OS X 10.5 or above.
Some Macs running OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) are unable to install the course. If you have this problem, consider updating to Mavericks (free upgrade). Note: upgrading to Mavericks may affect other applications already installed on your computer so please consider carefully whether you want to do this.

PC Windows Vista Service Pack 2 1 GHz (x86) processor 512 MB RAM Sound card. Windows XP and earlier operating systems are not compatible with this course.
Quicktime (for viewing videos) available here.

Netbooks are not supported due to the reduced screen resolution.

iPad/iPad Mini using iOS 6 or above.
Older generation iPads may have performance issues.

 

Pre Requisites:

In order to acquire an VHF  SRC  licence  you must meet the following requirements:

Candidate must hold one of the following before attending an exam:

  • RYA SRC Certificate On-line Course Completion
  • Be a minimum age of 16 years of age
  • Have access to a PC or Mac or ipad

Included in the course fee:

When booking the online SRC course with Commodore Yachting, you will receive:

Personal login and access to the RYA Interactive site

RYA VHF Handbook (G31) (Currently we can only post this within the UK – for overseas postage please contact us)

Email and or  telephone  support from our experienced instructors

When you attend the SRC Assessment:

You will need to bring a passport sized photograph

A copy of your Online course completion certificate

The Licence Fee (Currently £60 as at 1 Jan 2017)

Radio Operation