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GMDSS - General Operator (GOC)

This course is designed to provide delegates with the level of knowledge needed to be competent in the use of VHF/HF/MF radiotelephony, telex, satellite procedures and equipment used commercially in the GMDSS.

Deck officers operating on vessels required to be fitted with GMDSS equipment.

The syllabus focuses on:

  •     Detailed working knowledge of the equipment
  •     General knowledge of VHF/HF/MF/satellite radio-telephony/telex procedures in the maritime mobile service
  •     Operational procedures of the GMDSS and detailed practical operation of all sub-systems and equipment

Candidates must be 18 years of age or over. Course notes will be sent to delegates on application.