VHF Marine Radio course joining instructions

The fee includes: The “RYA VHF Handbook”

The fee does not include: RYA Examination Fee and Short Range Certificate (£60)

The venue: Morecambe, unless otherwise stated. Venue to be advised.

Arrival: 0930hrs   Lunch: 1230hrs   Finish: 1900hrs approximately

Pay the RYA for your SRC Assessment (exam) and certificate
To pay by card, follow this link Paying for your SRC Assessment

Please do this before you come for the course. The receipt is also your exam & certificate application form. You must print this & bring a copy with you.

Please bring the following with you;
1) Pen & paper.
2) Course book.
3) RYA SRC exam application form (see above).
4) Recent colour passport photo (NOT POLAROID).
5) Bring your own lunch.
Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day.

Listed below are some pre-course study tasks, an essential part of the course as you will be tested on these topics during the exam. This should take you about three hours to complete.

  • Read chapters 1, 2 and 3 of the RYA VHF Handbook - Answer the questions in Quiz 1
  • Read Chapters 4, 5 and 6 - Answer questions in Quiz 2
  • Read Chapters 9 and 10 - Answer questions in Quiz 3
  • Familiarise yourself with the phonetic alphabet, page 42
  • Read about the Distress Call and Message on pages 44 & 45

This acronym helps me remember the Distress Call and Message: MI MIPDANIO

If you have any problems, give John a call on 07721 891 615