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GMDSS GENERAL OPERATOR

GMDSS INT

This important tool is used in maritime safety and emergency response. The GMDSS is an internationally recognized system that ensures communication between ships and shore-based rescue services, while EPIRBs and SARTs are devices that can be activated in case of distress to alert rescuers of a ship's location. Upon completion of the course, students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate effectively and safely while at sea.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Routine operation of marine VHF radio including Digital Selective Calling

  • Knowing the correct VHF channels (frequencies) to be used for each type of communication

  • Distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures

  • Ship to shore communication

  • Practical use of Marine VHF DSC radios

  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)

  • Search and Rescue Transponders (SART)

REQUIREMENTS: None 

LIMITATIONS: None

DURATION: 1 Day

MINIMUM AGE: From 16 years

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