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See below for our list of venue based Navigation and Radio courses currently available. We also offer online courses for studying in your own time.

Short Range Certificate for VHF operators (SRC)

Event date Fri, Feb 22 2019 - Sat, Feb 23 2019
Event date Sligo

The Short Range Certificate (SRC) course is accredited by the Irish Department of Transport and is the minimum qualification required for use of VHF radios on boats in coastal or inland waterways.  The course covers the latest DSC VHF radios, EPIRB, SART, NAVTEX, etc.  The duration is 1.5 days including exams.

Fee (including course materials, exams and Dept of Transport cert):    € 210

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Restricted Operators Certificate (ROC)

Event date Wed, Feb 27 2019 - Sat, Mar 02 2019
Event date Dublin Port

The ROC Restricted Operator Certificate course gives the professional seafarer competence in the operation of VHF and other inshore communications systems.  This STCW endorsed qualification is required for SOLAS-compliant vessels operating within coastal waters.  Accredited by the Irish Department of Transport, the course is held over 4 days

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Long Range Certificate (LRC)

Event date Wed, Feb 27 2019 - Sat, Mar 02 2019
Event date Dublin Port

The Long Range Certificate (LRC) gives offshore recreational sailors and transoceanic yacht crews knowledge of MF/HF and INMARSAT – C / Fleet 77 systems, as well as VHF.  This qualification is the minimum required for vessels operating offshore.  Accredited by the Irish Department of Transport, the course is held over 4 days.

Fee (including course materials, exams and Dept of Transport cert):    € 445

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Short Range Certificate for VHF operators (SRC)

Event date Fri, Mar 22 2019 - Sat, Mar 23 2019
Event date Dublin Port

The Short Range Certificate (SRC) course is accredited by the Irish Department of Transport and is the minimum qualification required for use of VHF radios on boats in coastal or inland waterways.  The course covers the latest DSC VHF radios, EPIRB, SART, NAVTEX, etc.  The duration is 1.5 days including exams.

Fee (including course materials, exams and Dept of Transport cert):    € 210

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General Operators Certificate (GOC)

Event date Wed, Sep 18 2019 - Sat, Sep 28 2019
Event date Dublin Port

The GOC General Operator Certificate course gives the professional seafarer competence in the operation of MF/HF and INMARSAT – C / Fleet 77 systems, as well as VHF.  This STCW endorsed qualification is required for SOLAS-compliant vessels operating offshore.  Accredited by the Irish Department of Transport, the course is held over 10 days.

Fee (including course materials, exams and Dept of Transport cert):    € 1195

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