VHF Marine Radio course joining instructions

The fee includes: The “RYA VHF Handbook”

The fee does not include: RYA Examination Fee and Short Range Certificate (£60)

The venue: Heysham High School – Important - see map & directions to reach the classroom

Arrival: 0930hrs   Lunch: 1230hrs   Finish: 1900hrs

Please bring the following with you;
1) Pen & paper.
2) Course book
3) Cheque or card for RYA exam fee. We’ll give you an application form on the day.
4) Recent passport photo (NOT POLAROID).
5) Bring your own lunch.
Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day.

Listed below are some pre-course study tasks, an essential part of the course as you will be tested on these topics during the exam. This should take you about three hours to complete.

  • Read chapters 1, 2 and 3 of the RYA VHF Handbook - Answer the questions in Quiz 1
  • Read Chapters 4, 5 and 6 - Answer questions in Quiz 2
  • Read Chapters 9 and 10 - Answer questions in Quiz 3
  • Familiarise yourself with the phonetic alphabet, page 42
  • Read about the Distress Call and Message on pages 44 & 45

If you have any problems, give John a call on 07721 891 615