Transmit and Receive Information by Marine VHF Radio within Australian Territorial Waters (MAR Unit)

Active Transition Training

This unit is part of the Maritime Training Package. It involves the skills and knowledge required to transmit and receive information by marine very high frequency (VHF) radio on a vessel according to regulations and includes operating an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB). It applies to all boaters using marine VHF radio equipment to transmit and receive information to and from shore and vessel-based operators within Australian Territorial Waters - defined as all waters within 12 nautical miles from the coastal baseline. It is consistent with the requirements of the Radiocommunications (Maritime Ship Station - 27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2001.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Operate VHF radio equipment to transmit and receive messages; Access search and rescue VHF radio facilities; Operate an EPIRB in a distress situation.

Related Careers:

Radio Dispatcher,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Laverton No info No
Melbourne No info No
Active Transition Training is a Registered Training Organisation based in Melbourne CBD. They provide nationally recognised accredited training in first aid and training & assessment, as well as Victorian boat license training.

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