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VHF Course

  • Short range Radio Communication for the marine sector. Learn proper use of VHF equipment and Digital Selective Calling  (DSC)
  • Hands on course using live equipment and similators.
  • VHF SRC is required for commercial licensing of vessels, Yachtmaster scheme and ISA  instructor training programmes.
  • Fee includes all course notes and materials.
  • To book a course...  [email protected]  or call us on 087 6878768.


Category : VHF, SRC 1&2
Curriculum :
  • General calling and receiving proceedures,
  • DSC alerts
  • Sending and receiving of MAYDAY,  PANPAN, and SECURITIE
  • Proper Voice technique
  • Pro Words
  • Phonetic alphabet
  • Use of Emergency Position Indicator Beacon (EPIRB)
  • Activation of Search and Rescue Radar Transponder ( SART)
  • Navtex
  • Practical maintenance of batteries and aerials
  • Department of Transport exam.Examination and Department of Transport fees are also payable on examination date .
Prerequisites :
  • No Previous experience needed
  • Minimum age 12 Years 
Qualifications :
  • VHF SRC (including DSC) Dept of Transport Certificate.
  • STCW 95 recognised
Course Type : Day Course
Duration : 2 days or 4 sessions
Cost : € 245 includes examination fees
Notes :

Please bring:

  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • Current passport or birth certificate
  • These are needed for verifiation of identity in the issue of certificate.
  • Group Discounts available (min number 6)
  • Special Prices for Kinsale Yacht Club members