Radio Operator Training Course

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:


  • Understand and perform the duties of a radio Operator.
  • Perform emergency communication using VHF radio
  • Test radio signals for good functionality
  • Understand and use radio phonetics, call signs and
  • jargon effectively
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of a VHF
  • Radio and other SOLAS emergency communication
  • equipment
  • Understand the different types of signals,
  • Solve problems involved in transmitting and receiving
  • signals with the VHF Radio

Who will Benefit from this Training

This radio operator training is designed for persons assigned to work as Radio Operators, line supervisor, SBV, DSV, supply boat captains, deck supervisors, aircraft pilots, Safety officers, Radio room officers, Members of an incidence command unit.


Training Duration:

The duration of this radio operator course is 1 day with a ratio of 50% theory to 50% exercises. This includes classroom presentations, discussion, exercises and practical sessions. We can organise the training onsite in Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea


Prerequisite of this Training

To attend this radio operator training, participants should be able to read and write basic English or French.

Training Course Content

Maintain a state of readiness and respond to emergency

Maintain a state of readiness

Introduction to VHF radio's

Basic radio theory

Checking the state of your radio

Subsidiary equipment

Common radio terms

Regulations / Licensing requirements

VHF radio equipment

Channel Selection

Understanding workable channels

DSC Distress Call

Initiate and respond to emergency

Spoken Emergency Signals

Incident Reporting

Routine Communications

Modes, Methods and Applications

Radio procedures

Transmitting and receiving

The phonetic alphabet

Operate communications equipment during an emergency

Establish effective communications

Emergency radio communications

EPIRB (Emergence Positioning Indication Radio Beacons)

SART (Search & Rescue Transponders)

Hand held short range VHF radios.

Maintain effective communications

Close down communications

Introduction to GMDSS



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