To operate a Marine VHF Radio and to apply for a MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Identity) number to operate the DSC (Digital Selective Calling) system, operators must hold a certificate of proficiency (licence) MROVCP.
This includes VHF radios on Port Phillip and Western Port Bay, offshore sailing, charter boats and overseas yacht charter holidays. These courses cover all the topics required to sit the Australian Maritime College examination at the end of the course. Course is of seven hours duration, and includes the AMC VHF Operators Handbook, and the cost of the AMC examination. Our courses are not just for passing the AMC test. We cover all aspects of operating these radios – SAFETY – MAY DAY, PAN PAN etc, the RED DSC emergency button, etc & also for ROUTINE Communication with friends, weather reports etc,
To attend this course, you should bring photographic identification AND a recent passport size and quality photograph.