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Training Program covers the requirements of the STCW Convention.

Passing the training program, trainee must:

  • Know how to organize search and rescue radio communication, including procedures described in IMO IAMSAR guidebook;
  • Know how to eliminate possibility of sending false distress message and procedure how to cancel false distress message;
  • Know ship reporting systems;
  • Know radio consultancy in medical emergency.
  • Know preventive actions to ship and ships crew safety with relation to danger connected to radio equipment, including danger from electrical and non-ionizing radiation,
  • Be able to apply International Code of Signals and Standard Maritime Communication Phrases (SMCP);
  • Know oral and writing English language, to be able to effectively exchange information, which is important for safety of life at sea;
  • Be able to ensure radio operations in following emergency situations:
  • Abandoning of ship;
  • Fire on board;
  • Action in partly or complete damage to ship’s radio equipment.
  • Know how to work with GMDSS equipment.

In order to enter into the presented training program, trainee must represent:

  • Certificate of Competency, Education Certificate or Certificate of Proficiency;
  • Seamen’s book or Civil passport or ID;
  • Medical Certificate or medical certificate form 100(for coastal water area seafarers’);
  • Must have at least 12 months of experience sailing as a GMDSS Assistant.

Course Details

Duration 38 hours
language English
Students 1-12
Quizzes 44

Course Features

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  • Duration 10 weeks
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 0
  • Assessments Yes