TARGET GROUP:

GOC Operators needing to revalidate

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of English (speak, read & write) including maritime terminology, computer knowledge, GOC certificate due for revalidation, Operational GOC operator, SAMSA letter of approval to do Refresher only

EXIT LEVEL:

Knowledge and skills required for the Global Maritime Distress & Safety System General Operator Certificate

ASSESSMENT:

Written and Practical examinations – SAMSA moderated.

CERTIFICATE:

SAMSA issued GOC certificate, accredited by SAMSA

VALIDITY:

5 Years

STCW CODE:

Section A-IV/2 (Specification for minimum standard of competence for
GMDSS radio operators).
Section B-IV/2 (Guidance regarding training & certification of GMDSS radio
personnel).
ITU Radio Regulations: Part 4.3 – Guidance on keeping a radio watch.

 

SAMSA Code of Qualifications, GMDSS Refresher STCW A-IV/2, GOP353.3.

DURATION:

5 days

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

Revise knowledge of the basic features of the Maritime Mobile Service & Maritime Mobile-Satellite Service, practical knowledge and ability to use the basic equipment of a ship station which fall under the afore-mentioned radio services, the operational procedures and detailed practical operation of the GMDSS and sub-systems – including knowledge of infrastructure, and any new miscellaneous skills and operational procedures necessary for General Communications.