GMDSS General Operator Certificate

£1,116 GBP(incl. VAT)

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Additional STCW courses
Training School:
East Coast College, Lowestoft
Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom
14 days

This certificate permits the holder to operate a GMDSS radio installation, including satellite communications equipment, on compulsorily fitted vessels sailing in any of the GMDSS sea areas A1, A2, A3 or A4 and is STCW endorsed.

The course is suitable for Merchant Navy deck officers, commercial Yachtmasters and off-shore radio operators serving on mobile platforms.

Course content:

  • Safety of life at sea (SOLAS)
  • General radio regulations
  • Distress communications and log-keeping

Practical operation of:

  • MF/HF terrestrial transceiver
  • VHF transceiver
  • Navtex
  • HF/MF/VHF DSC equipment
  • Inmarsat C System
  • Inmarsat B
  • SART and EPIRB
  • Battery charging and maintenance

Cost: £930+ VAT tuition (plus £160 Exam Fee) 

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East Coast College, Lowestoft

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St Peters Street
NR32 2NB
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01502525025
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