Restricted Operators Certificate

This course is run by Chieftain Training 

Please ensure you select the HELENSBURGH dates and not the Southampton ones when booking.

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3 day course incl exam £625pp

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The ROC examination consists of three parts as follows:

The SOLAS Paper consists of one long question and 14 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 75%

Equipment Operation and Radio Regulations are tested together. Equipment includes VHF transceiver, VHF DCS, NAVTEX receiver and portable survival equipment (EPIRB, SART & VHF handheld radio). General topics covered include care and maintenance of antennas and batteries. The radio regulations are tested by oral examination as part of the practical examination. Pass mark is 75%.

The radiotelephone Communications exercise involves a number of candidates undertaking the role of ships at sea. The examiner takes the role of a Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC). Candidates are requires to use correct verbal and written procedures at appropriate times during the execution of the scenario. Pass mark is 75%.


Min. Age 18 

There are no formal entry requirements as this course covers all aspects of GMDSS (ROC) and assumes no pre-qualification in radio communication. 

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