The Office of Maritime Communications at the Australian Maritime College is responsible for the management of all functions associated with marine radio examinations and certification services in Australia.
This includes the management of the invigilator network across Australia, production and distribution of the Marine Radio Operators Handbook, production and distribution of examination papers and certificates for:
The AMC is also responsible for reissuing certificates to holders who have lost or damaged certificates of proficiency.
To have a VHF radio on your boat it is a legal requirement for you to have a VHF License to operate it
There are 2 radio licenses:
LROCP. This is a full marine license which includes VHF and radio. 50 multiple choice questions pass mark 70% 35 correct
Mostly for commercial operators. Lots of book reading with this one
SROCP. This is the most common operator gets just a VHF license and is easier.( Not so much study) 25 Questions pass mark 70% or 18
Both licenses are the same price and can be conducted at a boat ramp or you can meet one of our invigilators at a common meeting place. The quiz usually takes about 20 mins.
Marine Radio Examinations are conducted under OMC guidelines . Total Cost $160.
Don’t forget to have a passport size photo with you to attach to your answer sheet
We send in your completed papers and results are sent to the student links below to download the workbook, or purchase $25 from Sea Safe
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