IYT VHF Radio Operators Certificate


No of Days: 1 Day

Price: $250

Exam: 1 written exam and 1 practical

Qualification: IYT VHF Radio Operators Cert.

This is a certificate for those candidates who wish to be a responsible skipper on their own charter or RIB. This IYT Maritime Radio Course provides VHF Radio training for the entire spectrum of VHF radio communications for recreational and professional boating.

You will learn how on-board radios and handheld radios, EPIRBs, SARTs, AIS and DSC-enabled radios, are used effectively in marine communications. It is designed to ensure a thorough understanding of maritime radio communication at sea. It is intended for all marine environments and follows International standards.


Course Details

  • Introduction to VHF radio's
  • Basic maritime radio theory
  • Line of sight
  • Subsidiary equipment
  • Common radio terms
  • Regulations / Licensing requirements
  • VHF radio equipment
  • Radio procedures
  • Transmitting and receiving
  • The phonetic alphabet
  • Emergency radio communications
  • EPIRB and SART
  • Handheld short range VHF maritime radios

Click Here to download the IYT  VHF Radio Operator Course Notes


9.30 am Arrive at our classroom in Soper’s Hole Marina to meet your fellow students and instructor. After completing your IYT paperwork, your class work. You will send 1/2 the day doing theory (the course notes can be downloaded here, before you attend the course)

Your instructor will take you to our boat later in the day so you can complete the practical part of the course. .

You will sit a written exam back in the classroom, your instructor will be able to give you your results before you leave and discuss any weak areas you may have. 

Please ensure you have supplied your IYT membership number, so we can process your exam results.

 A day in our classroom in the beautiful Soper's Hole

A day in our classroom in the beautiful Soper's Hole

If  you have any questions please complete the form below or call us Toll Free: 1 (800) 390 7594

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