GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC)

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  • 0.5 days
  • Marine


The GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) training course is the minimum qualification which must be completed by personnel operating, or supervising the operation of, a marine VHF radio.


Delegates completing a GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) training course will be able to;

  • Understand VHF radiotelephony procedures in the maritime mobile service
  • Operate the equipment
  • Understand operational procedures of the GDMSS
  • Explain detailed practical operation of all sub-systems and equipment

Target Audience

Personnel operating on vessels and/or installations which are fitted with non-compulsory GMDSS short range equipment.


In order to complete a GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) training course, delegates must complete the online e-Learning element at least 7 days prior to attending the practical exam.


An RYA certificate of competence will be issued upon successful completion of a GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) training course.


There is no revalidation period for the certificate.

Delegates should bring

  • Government issued photographic ID e.g. Driver's Licence or Passport
  • 1 x passport complaint photograph
  • Completed RYA SRC pack


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