RESTRICTED OPERATOR’S CERTIFICATE FOR GMDSS (ROC)

This course covers the training recommendations in annex 3 tothe IMO Assembly resolution A.703(17) -Recommendation on Training of Radio Operators related to the Restricted Operator’s Certificate (ROC). The course has been updated to meet the relevant regulations of the STCW Code and the 2012 Radio Regulations of the International Telecommunication Union.

Obtaining: 40 hours

Update: 10 hours

Theoretical content: 15 Hours

MODULE A. GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND BASIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE. (Theory 3 hours)

MODULE B. PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS FOR OPERATING BASIC SHIP STATIONS. (Theory 4 hours)

MODULE C. OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES AND DETAILED PRACTICAL OPERATION OF GMDSS SYSTEM AND SUBSYSTEMS. (Theory 4 hours)

MODULE D. SKILLS AND OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES for general communications. (Theory 4 hours)

Practical contents: 25 hours.

PRACTICE 1: Send a distress call with each GMDSS equipment.

PRACTICE 2: Receiving and responding, if necessary a distress call initiated by another ship or by a ground station.

PRACTICE 3: Receiving, by the most appropriate means, information navigation aid.

PRACTICE 4: Maintaining general communications with each GMDSS equipment.

PRACTICE  5: Consultation on the form and contents of the List of Ship Stations