This course covers the training recommendations in annex 3 to the IMO Assembly resolution A. 703 (17) – Recommendation on Training of Radio Operators related to the General Operator’s Certificate (GOC), and it revised to meet the Radio Regulations (RR).
- Operating the GMDSS equipment,
- Having primary responsibility to radio communications during distress-, urgency-, safety and routine incidents.
- Resolving the problems which will be experienced in GMDSS as a result of the large number of false Distress alerts that sometimes occur,
- The techniques to avoid the unintentional transmission of false Distress alerts
Operate the GMDSS equipment and to have primary responsibility for radio-communications during distress incidents, crises management of false Distress alerts following unintentional transmission.
Duration: 10 Days
Attendance: 100% attendance is required
Entry Requirements: This course framework requires a little knowledge of maritime radio communication practice, but a working knowledge of English as a second language. Elementary computer skills are assumed in the recommended course timetable. Candidates are assumed to have basic computer skills in order to participate in the course.
Accreditation: FTA (UAE)