LONG RANGE COMMUNICATIONS (LRC)
Deck Officers operating on commercial Non-SOLAS vessels (Cargo Vessels less than 500GT, Pleasure yachts not engaged in trade, Fishing vessels). This course replaces the Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Certificate (Marine).
Knowledge of the English (speak, read & write) including maritime terminology. Sea going experience (level and rank depending). Basic Computer skills.
Knowledge and skills required for the Long Range Communication Certificate.
Written and practical examinations – SAMSA moderated.
SAMSA issued certificate for successful candidates
No expiry date.
Complies with the requirements as set out in the SAMSA Code: Long Range Certificate (LRC) GOP 540-01.
Provide knowledge and proficiency in the basic features of the Maritime Mobile Service including VHF, MF/HF and DSC and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Service including INMARSAT and Alerting and Locating devices.