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MARSS00010

Marine Radio Operator's VHF and HF Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set

This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary to apply to the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC) for a Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP). 

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STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
LAST CHANCE TO APPLY Start date: 29 May 2023 Duration: 2 days View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$335

Course overview

If you intend travelling on offshore coastal voyages, or are applying to AMSA for a Certificate of Competence as a Coxswain, Master < 24 or Master < 35, you should obtain an LROCP Certificate which incorporates knowledge of both Medium Frequency/High Frequency (MF/HF) Radios, designed for long range transmission, and VHF radios.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • MARC043
    Transmit and receive information by marine radio
    UNIT CODE :
    MARC043
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to: - transmit and receive information by marine radio, including using marine very high frequency (VHF) and high frequency (HF) radio according to regulations carry out user maintenance and fault-finding procedures on radio equipment and power supplies - operate emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs), search and rescue radar transponders (SARTs), automatic identification system search and rescue transmitters (AIS-SARTs), AIS man overboard (AIS-MOB) devices and digital selective calling MOB (DSC-MOB) devices.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Transmit and receive information by marine radio
Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
On Campus
29 May 2023
2 days
Full time Monday and Tuesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Full fee: $335
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Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

29 May 2023

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

2 days

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time Monday and Tuesday 8:30am to 4:30pm

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $335
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
On Campus
14 Aug 2023
2 days
Full time Monday and Tuesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Full fee: $335
demo

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

14 Aug 2023

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

2 days

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time Monday and Tuesday 8:30am to 4:30pm

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $335
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Marine Radio Operator's VHF and HF Skill Set (MARSS00010)

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Marine Radio Operator's VHF and HF Skill Set

COURSE CODE: MARSS00010
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Students must be 16 years of age, have a minimum of year 10 with a sound achievement in English and Mathematics or the equivalent, or gain mature age entry.

Resources required

You will require a notebook and pen for theory components.

Attire is to be of current industry standard with enclosed footwear to be worn at all times.

Need to know

Upon receiving your statement of attainment you can apply to the OMC for a Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP). One current passport size photo will be required for the OMC application and there is a fee payable to the OMC.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.