AM - Active Development Message.

::: PLEASE BE AWARE THIS SECTION OF THE SITE IS UNDER ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT! :::
...

Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems GMDSS

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

Register Your Interest

Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

TBC

Day(s):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 1340

Overview

This AMERC (MCA) approved course provides theoretical and practical training for anyone wishing to operate GMDSS radio systems. It is a mandatory requirement for the issue of an Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency (COC).

Using GMDSS Transas simulation, you will have your own virtual radio station. You will also undertake a variety of interactive activities, supported by our MyCity virtual learning environment (VLE).

Dates

The GMDSS course will run on the following dates.  To book your place contact us.
  • 27.08.18 - 07.09.18
  • 10.09.18 - 21.09.18
  • 01.10.18 - 12.10.18
  • 18.02.19 - 01.03.19
  • 15.04.19 - 26.04.19
  • 06.05.19 - 17.05.19

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

You are not expected to have any prior knowledge of radio systems. A general understanding of geography and measurements of latitude/longitude scales is helpful, but not essential.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Use of VHF, MF, HF R/T & DSC.
  • Use of Satellite Equipment.
  • Use of EPIRB & SART.
  • Use of NAVTEX.
  • How to Send and Receive Calls and Messages.
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    TBC
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1340