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  • MARSS00011

Marine Radio Operator's VHF Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

Enhance your skills as a Coxswain Grade 1 or Ship Master with this specialised skill set. This short course will equip you with skills to use marine VHF radio and telephone equipment to transmit information.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency
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MARSS00011 Marine Radio Operator's VHF Skill Set

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Course overview

Course overview

Enhance your skills as a Coxswain Grade 1 or Ship Master with this specialised skill set. Upgrade your existing skills and gain the required competency to operate marine VHF radio and telephone equipment to communicate and transmit information to other vessels and to shore.

This course will equip you with the specialised knowledge and skills required to complete the external examination required to obtain a Short Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) issued by the Office of Maritime Communications.

Upon successful completion of this course you will have gained the necessary skills and knowledge to transmit and receive information by marine VHF radio.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete core unit from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MARC021
Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radio

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that students are aged 16 or older by the course commencement date.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland